Economic valuation for the conservation of marine biodiversity

Economic valuation for the conservation of marine biodiversity

Primary Country: United Kingdom
Ecosystem: multiple
Sample Value Estimates:
  1. 19.66GBP/ha/yr: ESVD values are from a derived data set. For this study, the ESVD database offers values for Cultural values [unspecified]
  2. 31.82GBP/ha/yr: ESVD values are from a derived data set. For this study, the ESVD database offers values for
  3. $939 million / year: Annual value food production from marine biodiversity
  4. $149 million / year: Annual value raw material production of marine biodiversity
  5. $739 million - $15.5 billion / year: Annual value gas and climate regulation by marine biodiversity
  6. $580 million / year: Annual value for research, development and education in UK
  7. approx $21.54 billion / year: Total net value marine recreation in UK in 2002
  8. $920 million - $2 billion / year: Annual bequest & existence value of marine biodiversity in the UK
  9. $550 million / year: Marine biodiversity and ecosystems in the UK; salt marshes, seagrasses, etc. annual value
  10. 31-58.6 billion: replacement cost
Region: Europe
Data source: ESVD; Consvalmap.org

Publication information

Beaumont, N.J. Austen, M.C.Mangi, S.C.Townsend, M. “Economic valuation for the conservation of marine biodiversity” Marine Pollution Bulletin 56(3), 386-396, 2008

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