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Economic Valuation of the Benefits of the UK Biodiversity Action Plan - NE0112

Description
The aim of this primary valuation research study was to estimate the value of changes in biodiversity and associated ecosystem services which will result directly from the delivery of the UK Biodiversity Action Plan (UK BAP). In the study it was assumed that the investigated changes to the UK BAP would be achieved over a 10 year period (2010 - 2020) and that the resultant ecosystem service benefits would then be retained for a further 10 years.
Objective
1. To assess the marginal value of ecosystem services associated with the UK BAP;
2. To assess the levels of ecosystem services delivered by different UK BAP habitats;
3. To assess the marginal value of the UK BAP conservation activities: across the UK as a whole; within different regions of the UK; and across different BAP habitats and species.
Project Documents
• FRP - Final Report : Economic Valuation of the Benefits of Ecosystem Services delivered by the UK Biodiversity Action Plan   (5922k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2007

To: 2010

Contractor / Funded Organisations
Keywords
Economic Policy Evaluation