What is it about?

Does putting a price on nature help to protect it? What are social justice advocates and ecological justice proponents object to when it comes to economic valuing of natural resources?

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Why is it important?

This is important for policy-makers that deal with environmental protection and conservation, but also for those that are interested in moral questions concerning nature


This article explores complexity of commodification - turning nature into natural resources, and discusses ethical challenges associated with this

Dr Helen Kopnina
Northumbria University

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This page is a summary of: Commodification of natural resources and forest ecosystem services: examining implications for forest protection, Environmental Conservation, November 2016, Cambridge University Press, DOI: 10.1017/s0376892916000436.
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