Estimating the Size and Impact of the Ecological Restoration Economy

  title={Estimating the Size and Impact of the Ecological Restoration Economy},
  author={Todd K. BenDor and T. William Lester and Avery Livengood and Adam Davis and Logan Yonavjak and Alejandro Raul Hernandez Montoya},
  booktitle={PloS one},
Domestic public debate continues over the economic impacts of environmental regulations that require environmental restoration. This debate has occurred in the absence of broad-scale empirical research on economic output and employment resulting from environmental restoration, restoration-related conservation, and mitigation actions - the activities that are part of what we term the "restoration economy." In this article, we provide a high-level accounting of the size and scope of the… CONTINUE READING
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