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We Do Already Price Nature

What’s life on our planet worth? According to Pavan Sukhdev, the lead researcher in a project to place a rental value on nature, the services of earth’s eco-systems are “not priced…not traded in the markets”. That was his verdict at the UN conference on biodiversity in Nagoya, Japan, where governments searched for policies to protect the eco-systems on which we rely for life on earth. The statement, unfortunately, was false.

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