The Green Buck: Using economic tools to deliver conservation goals: A WWF field guide


T. Le Quesne; R. McNally

Type of Document:
Research Report


The WWF Sustainable Economics Network

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This guide demonstrates some of the ways in which WWF has developed economic approaches to the achievement of conservation success around the world, and some of the lessons that we

have learned in the process. (Excerpt from foreword)

Table of Contents: How Can Economics Help Me?

Financing Conservation — Payment for environmental services 1. The Monarch Butterfly Conservation Fund Mexico 2. The Sierra de Las Minas Water Fund Guatemala 3. Conservation auctions in New South Wales Australia 4. Local watershed payments Indonesia — Access charges 5. Batangas scuba divers fund Philippines 6. Annapurna Conservation Area Nepal

Creating Markets that Support Conservation 7. Communal area conservancies Namibia 8. Eaglewood management areas Papua New Guinea 9. The Good Woods Project Kenya 10. The 60/40 Scheme for Turtle Egg Use Philippines

Influencing Policies and Plans — Decision-making tools: cost benefit analysis 11. The Ebro water transfer Spain 12. Land-use options on the Danube islands Bulgaria — Decision-making tools: strategic environmental assessment 13. Creating a tourism development plan Fiji — Valuation for advocacy 14. Valuing marine and terrestrial resources Samoa 15. The economics of world-wide coral reef degradation 16. The economic values of global wetlands — Reforming taxation, charges and subsidies 18. Tax incentives for sustainable housing United Kingdom 17. The ICMS Ecologico Brazil 19. Stumpage fee reform Kenya

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