Valuating Systematics too?

Peter Rauch anamaria at GRINNELL.BERKELEY.EDU
Tue May 20 13:05:21 CDT 1997

Systematists, ATBI'er and others might be interested in the following...
While the paper cited doesn't valuate systematics, it does try to
valuate the landscape where an ATBI might be embedded.
Date: Sun, 18 May 1997 10:32:05 -0600 (MDT)
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From: Don Roper <roper at>
To: Committee for NATL INST for the ENVIRONMENT <cnie at>
Subject: Valuing the services of nature
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Dear CNIE subscribers,

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                      AND NATURAL CAPITAL

The forum is a discussion of an ambitious project which is the first
attempt to place a dollar figure on the annual value of global
ecological life-support systems.  The article appeared in the May 15th
issue of NATURE and was discussed on NPR.

NATURE is making a copy of the article available online.  Links to
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The authors of the article are ecologists, geographers and economists:
   Robert Costanza, Ralph d'Arge, Stephen Farber, Monica Grasso, Bruce
   Hannon, Karin Limburg, Shahid Naeem, Robert V. O'Neill, Jose Paruelo,
   Robert G. Raskin, Paul Sutton and Marjan van den Belt

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