Richard Black – BBC News, 10/20/10
Governments are increasingly taking the economic value of nature into account in policy-making, with growing interest in results from a UN-backed analysis.
The Brazilian and Indian governments are among those keen to use findings from The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (Teeb) project.
Final results from the three-year study were unveiled here at the UN Convention on Biological Diversity meeting.
Nature’s services must be counted if they are to be valued, its leader said.