The economic benefits derived from coral reefs are vital to the economies of small island states in the Caribbean. Economic valuation of these benefits helps to guide the wise, sustainable use of these resources.
Valuation Method and Tools for Implementation
Tourism and Recreation Valuation Tool
Fisheries Valuation Tool
EarthTrends is a free on-line resource that highlights the environmental, social, and economic trends that shape our world. The site offers the public a comprehensive collection of vital statistics, maps, and graphics for more than 200 countries.
The Corporate Ecosystem Services Review (ESR) consists of a structured methodology that helps managers proactively develop strategies to manage business risks and opportunities arising from their company’s dependence and impact on ecosystems.
Global Forest Watch seeks to catalyze changes in forest use to meet human needs and better protect forest ecosystems.
WRI’s goal is to reverse the impacts of aquatic eutrophication by assessing its global extent, identifying its causes, and providing policy strategies and solutions.
The World Resources Report (WRR) provides policymakers around the world—government, civil society, and business—with analysis and insight about major environmental and development issues.