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World Bank announces new Global Partnership for ecosystem services accounting

posted Nov 2, 2010, 12:39 PM by Unknown user   [ updated Nov 4, 2010, 9:10 AM ]

Nagoya, Japan, October 28, 2010 – The World Bank today announced a new global partnership that will give developing countries the tools they need to integrate the economic benefits that ecosystems such as forests, wetlands and coral reefs provide, into national accounting systems. The goal is to introduce the practice of ecosystem valuation into national accounts at scale so that better management of natural environments becomes “business as usual”. read more...