The Economics of Ecosystems andBiodiversity for Water and Wetlands
Final Consultation Draft
Russi D., ten Brink P., Farmer A., Badura T., Coates D., Förster J., Kumar R. andDavidson N. (2012)
The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity for Water and Wetlands.
Daniela Russi, Patrick ten Brink, Andrew Farmer and Tomas Badura of the Institute forEuropean Environmental Policy (IEEP), David Coates (CBD Secretariat), Johannes Förster (UFZ) RiteshKumar (WI) and Nick Davidson (Ramsar Secretariat)
TEEB Water and Wetlands Core team:
Patrick ten Brink, Andrew Farmer and Daniela Russi (IEEP),Nicolas Bertrand (UNEP), David Coates (CBD Secretariat), Nick Davidson & Claudia Fenerol (RamsarSecretariat), Johannes Förster (UFZ), Ritesh Kumar (Wetlands International), and Mark Smith (IUCN).
The development of this report has been initiated by the Ramsar ConventionSecretariat, with financial support from the Norwegian, Swiss and Finnish Governments and theInternational Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). We would like to thank the following forvaluable inputs, review and suggestions – Maja Stade Aarønæs, Sasha Alexander, Solange Ashu,James Blignaut, Andrew Bovarnick, Luke Brander, Lucy Emerton, Dorethee Herr, Jan Petter HuberthHansen, Finn Katerås, Marianne Kettunen, Georgina Langdale, Karin Lexén, Leonardo Mazza,Andreas Obrecht, Hugh Robertson, Elisabeth Schlaudt, Tone Solhaug, Andrew Seidl, Graham Tucker,Heidi Wittmer and the TEEB Coordination Group and Advisory Board. We are also very grateful to the many individuals who have submitted case examples. This hasidentified a wide range of values and responses to these values from across the globe. The reporthas also benefited from fruitful discussions in the margins of the United Nations Conference onSustainable Development 2012 (Rio+20). Similarly the report has benefited from discussions at theeleventh meeting of the Contracting Parties to the Ramsar Convention held in July 2012.
The contents and views contained in this report are those of the authors, and donot necessarily represent those of any of the contributors, reviewers or organisations supporting thiswork.
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