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Scoping study: ecosystem services and natural capital costs of invasive non-native species in the UK - BE0162

Description
The aim of this study is to document current evidence in relation to the ecosystem service impacts of invasive non-native species (INNS) in the UK and to scope the feasibility of estimating the full costs of INNS through a natural capital/ecosystem services lens.
Objective
The objectives of the research are to assess and scope the feasibility of estimating the full cost to human welfare from INNS using a natural capital framework that considers both market and non-market costs. In order to do so, it also assess the main impacts of INNS on natural capital assets and associated ES flows, assessing whether current evidence can be used to better target interventions, while highlighting any gaps in the evidence of impact.



Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2019

To: 2019

Cost: £17,948
Contractor / Funded Organisations
Atkins Global
Keywords
Biodiversity              
Economic Research