China: the Unappreciated Ecosystem Entrepreneur?
The Katoomba Group’s Ecosystem Marketplace, the preminent on-line source of news, data, and analytics on markets and payments for ecosystem services is publishing a series of articles related to the Katoomba conference in Hanoi next week.
The latest article, titled “China: the Unappreciated Ecosystem Entrepreneur?” is summarised below and available here.
We’ve all heard how China’s voracious economic growth is destroying its air, water, and forests – but few know of the country’s burgeoning market-based response, which aims to halt environmental degradation by incorporating the value of nature’s services into the production process. EM parent Forest Trends has published an exhaustive inventory of these efforts.