Reefs at risk in Southeast Asia

Reefs at risk in Southeast Asia

Primary Country: South East Asia
Ecosystem: coral reef
Sample Value Estimates:
  1. $23,000 - 270,000 / year / km2: Annual potential sustainable economic net benefits per sq km of healthy coral reef in Southeast Asia (fisheries, coastal protection, tourism and recreation, and aesthetic/biodiversity val
  2. $2.4 billion / year: Annual sustainable fisheries value for Southeast Asia
  3. $1.6 billion / year: Annual potential sustainable economic benefit of coral reefs in Indonesia
  4. $1.1 billion / year: Annual potential sustainable economic benefit of coral reefs in the Philippines
  5. 238 USD/ha/yr: Values shown were provided by partner databases. ESVD values are from a derived data set. This value point is for Fish
Region: Asia
Data source: Consvalmap.org; ESVD

Publication information

Burke, L. Selig, E.Spalding, M. “Reefs at risk in Southeast Asia” World Resources Institute, Washington, D.C., 2002

Addtional Notes

From fisheries, shoreline protection, tourism, recreation, and aesthetic value. http://www.wri.org/publication/reefs-risk-southeast-asia

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