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Marine Bill – Marine Nature Conservation Proposals – valuing the benefits - WC0603

Description
To assess the likely environmental benefits of new biodiversity policies outlined in the Marine Bill White Paper. To quantify the additional benefits resulting from the introduction of the proposals, providing detailed monetary values where possible. This information will need to be collected, analysed and presented in a format that allows direct translation for the preparation of the full Impact Assessment
Objective
• to determine in economic terms the benefits derived from the marine conservation zone proposals being put forward as part of the marine bill;
• to provide an economic valuation in monetised terms of the likely benefits the marine nature conservation proposals may provide, where possible providing a range (including intermediate possibilities and not merely worst case – best case);
• where agreed, to provide qualitative benefits where monetised values cannot be given; and
• to provide the necessary detail on benefits for the development of the Impact Assessment.
Project Documents
• Final Report : BENEFITS FINAL REPORT-REVISION-OCT 08   (2488k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2007

To: 2007

Cost: £39,910
Contractor / Funded Organisations
University - Scottish Agricultural College
Keywords
Environmental Protection              
Marine conservation              
Marine Impacts              
Nature conservation              
Fields of Study
Wildlife Conservation