On the measurement of biological diversity

Andrew Solow, Stephen Polasky, James Broadus

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In optimizing strategies aimed at the conservation of biological diversity, it is necessary to compare the consequences of competing strategies for biological diversity. This paper presents a general approach to this problem. An example concerning the conservation of crane species is given.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)60-68
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of Environmental Economics and Management
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1993


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