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TEEB for water and wetlands

TEEB for water and wetlands
  • Ramsar Convention on Wetlands, The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB). February 2013
  • This report underlines the fundamental importance of wetlands in the water cycle and in addressing water objectives reflected in the Rio+20 agreement, the Millennium Development Goals and forthcoming post 2015 Sustainable Development Goals. The report presents insights on both critical water-related ecosystem services and also on the wider ecosystem services from wetlands, in order to encourage additional policy momentum, business commitment, and investment in the conservation, restoration, and wise use of wetlands.
  • Geographical coverage: Global
  • Main themes: Biodiversity, Economic instruments, Ecosystem services, Ecosystems, Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM), Tourism, Traditional knowledge, Water cycle, Wetlands
  • Main target audience: Business leaders, Community leaders, Decision makers, Economists, Environmental practitioners, Financial community, Non-governmental organizations (NGOs), Policy makers, Scientists
  • Main purpose: Advocacy
  • Type of resource: Advocacy guide, Indicators, Key messages, Recommendations
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Published in 2015