The economic benefits of the Natura 2000 network
This report presents the results of a study to develop a methodological framework for assessing the overall economic value of the benefits provided by the Natura 2000 network, carrying out a first assessment of the value of the Natura 2000 network, and an outlook for future assessments to support the awareness of the economic co-benefits of the Natura 2000 sites and network.
- Corporate author(s): Directorate-General for Environment (European Commission) Themes: Environment policy and protection of the environment
- Subject: biodiversity, ecosystem, environmental economics, environmental policy, environmental protection, protected area
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