Species distributions, land values, and efficient conservation

  title={Species distributions, land values, and efficient conservation},
  author={Ando and Camm and Polasky and Solow},
  volume={279 5359},
Efforts at species conservation in the United States have tended to be opportunistic and uncoordinated. Recently, however, ecologists and economists have begun to develop more systematic approaches. Here, the problem of efficiently allocating scarce conservation resources in the selection of sites for biological reserves is addressed. With the use of county-level data on land prices and the incidence of endangered species, it is shown that accounting for heterogeneity in land prices results in… CONTINUE READING
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