Economic valuation and conservation: Do people vote for better preservation of Shadegan International Wetland? Biological Conservation

Economic valuation and conservation: Do people vote for better preservation of Shadegan International Wetland? Biological Conservation

Primary Country: Iran
Ecosystem: wetland
Sample Value Estimates:
  1. $2.13: Marginal Willingness to Pay - Natural environment from: Not satisfactory to Less Satisfactory = $2.13.
  2. $0.32: Natural environment from: Less satisfactory to Satisfactory = $0.32. Biodiversity level from: Low to Medium = Not significant. Biodiversity level from: Medium to High = Not significant.
  3. $3.23: Water quality from: Unacceptable to Moderately acceptable = $3.23.
  4. $1.69: Water quality from: Moderately acceptable to Acceptable = $1.69. Ecological Functions from: Weak to Moderate = Not significant.
  5. $0.68: Ecological Functions from: Moderate to Perfect = $0.68.
Methodology: Choice Experiments
Data source: NOEP

Publication information

Kaffashi, Sara Shamsudin, Mad NasirRadam, AliasYacob, Mohd RusliRahim, Khalid AbdulYazid, Muhammad “Economic valuation and conservation: Do people vote for better preservation of Shadegan International Wetland? Biological Conservation” Biological Conservation, 2012

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