Can Markets Protect Biodiversity? An Evaluation of Different Financial Mechanisms
|Carried out by:||Arild, Vatn, David N. Barton, Henrik Lindhjem, Synne Movik, Irene Ring and Rui Santos|
|Series:||Norad report: Discussion 19/2011|
|Tags:||Natural resources (including oil)|
This report discusses the strengths and weaknesses of increased use of market-based mechanisms in protecting biodiversity and its associated services. It has been written in response to the latest call by the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biodiversity (COP 10, Nagoya) where Parties were invited to submit information concerning to what extent innovative financial mechanisms could be used to support the three objectives of the convention.