Restoring nature's capital: An action agenda to sustain ecosystem services

Restoring nature's capital: An action agenda to sustain ecosystem services

Primary Country: Argentina
Ecosystem: species
Sample Value Estimates:
  1. $500 million: Economic cost to Argentinian economy from international and domestic fisheries subsidies over a decade
Region: Americas
Data source: Consvalmap.org

Publication information

Irwin, F. Ranganathan, J. “Restoring nature's capital: An action agenda to sustain ecosystem services” World Resources Institute (WRI), 2007

Addtional Notes

Does not include loss from disappearing fish stocks

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Economic Valuation Study

Renewable Raw Materials Production

Deep Sea

International and domestic subsidies have led to biological collapse in fish populations off the Argentine coast. Over the past decade these policies have cost the Argentine economy US$500 million, not counting the losses from disappearing fish stocks.

Los subsidios internacionales y domésticos numerosos en la Argentina han exacerbado derrumbamiento biológico en poblaciones de los pescados de la costa de Argentina. Se estima que sobre la última década estas políticas han costado la economía argentina US$500 millones, sin incluir el problema de las pérdidas por desapariciones de stock.

http://www.wri.org/publication/restoring-natures-capital

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