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Wild Capital: Nature's Economic and Ecological Wealth

Barbara K. Jones


How we determine what is nature, what is wild, or even what in nature is worth protecting occurs through our human perspective. Whether it is a charismatic manatee or a majestic redwood, we care about and protect the things we love because they offer us something we value. To make this value relevant in the economic marketplace of competing choices, Wild Capital: Nature’s Economic and Ecological Wealth relies on the ecosystem services model, where nature’s value is determined through the services intact ecosystems provide to our well-being. As one of the recreation components of this model, th ... More

Keywords: Ecosystem services model, Ecotourism, Charismatic species, Megafauna, Biodiversity, Conservation, Nature

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9781683401049
Published to Florida Scholarship Online: May 2020 DOI:10.5744/florida/9781683401049.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Barbara K. Jones, author
Brookdale Community College