By Essam Yassin Mohammed
Marine and coastal assets supply thousands of individuals with their livelihoods, resembling fishing and tourism, and more than a few serious additional ‘ecosystem services’, from biodiversity and tradition to carbon garage and flood security. but internationally, those assets are fast-diminishing less than the burden of pollutants, land clearance, coastal improvement, overfishing, common failures and weather change.
This e-book exhibits how financial tools can be utilized to incentivize the conservation of marine and coastal assets. it truly is proven that conventional ways to halt the decline specialize in regulating opposed to damaging practices, yet to little influence. A extra profitable procedure should be to set up schemes resembling funds for environment companies (PES), or include a component of financial incentives into present regulatory mechanisms. Examples, either terrestrial and marine, from the world over recommend that PES can paintings to guard either livelihoods and environments.
But to be triumphant, it's proven that those schemes needs to be underpinned by means of powerful examine, transparent estate rights, sound governance buildings, equitable profit sharing, and sustainable finance. Case stories are incorporated from south and east Asia, Latin the US, Africa and Australia. The booklet explores the clients and demanding situations, and attracts classes from PES and PES-like programmes from around the globe.
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Economic Incentives for Marine and Coastal Conservation: Prospects, Challenges and Policy Implications (Earthscan Oceans) by Essam Yassin Mohammed