12 Mar '12, 1pm

Quantifying the corporate value of ecosystems

Quantifying the corporate value of ecosystems

The downward flow of water from the Eastern Arc Mountains of Africa generates up to half of Tanzania's power and provides much of Dar es Salaam's drinking water. As agriculture moves up the slopes, however, it destroys the natural ecosystems that support the ancient catchments. A five-year effort to value those ecosystem services wraps up this month. If anyone knows the value of the Eastern Arc Mountain ecosystem, it will be George Jambiya and Neil Burgess. Together, they've spent more than three decades helping World Wildlife Fund and the Tanzanian government document thousands of rare plant and animal species that populate the Arc, not to mention the ecosystems they support and the animals and economies that depend on them. Until now, however, neither could tell you with scientific certainty the value of the ecosystem services that flow from those plants and animals. "On...

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