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Is the concept of ‘natural capital’ useful?

Oliver, T. H. (2018) Is the concept of ‘natural capital’ useful? In: Anderson, V. (ed.) Debating Nature's Value. Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 49-54. ISBN 978-3-319-99244-0

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With growing political momentum and a keen enthusiasm to engage business and finance in environmental management, it is useful to review the merits and pitfalls of a ‘natural capital’ approach to ensure that a sensible trajectory is being pursued. Outlined in this chapter are some recommendations for a nuanced approach to the conceptualisation of ‘natural capital’ which takes into account the benefits and potential risks.

Item Type:Book or Report Section
Divisions:Life Sciences > School of Biological Sciences > Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
ID Code:95966
Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan


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