How much is an elephant worth? Meet the ecologists doing the sums
Should the financial value of 'ecosystem services' guide environmental policy? The idea of being able to put a price on nature is dividing opinion. For some, it's "morally wrong," whereas others offer a soberer view, arguing "the capitalisation of nature in the public and private sectors is not going away" anytime soon. Patrick Greenfield explores in the Guardian.
From The Guardian