Total economic value of wetland conservation in Sri Lanka identifying use and non-use values

@article{Wattage2007TotalEV,
  title={Total economic value of wetland conservation in Sri Lanka identifying use and non-use values},
  author={Premachandra Wattage and Simon J. Mardle},
  journal={Wetlands Ecology and Management},
  year={2007},
  volume={16},
  pages={359-369}
}
In tropical regions, mangroves, clean (unpolluted) water-bodies and fish are important aspects of wetland areas, which are considered as the basic requirement for livelihood improvement in local communities. Particularly, their conservation is very important to both inland as well as inshore fisheries. However, conservation of such areas is dependent on the perceptions of key stakeholders in the area. A novel approach of a one and one-half bound based contingent valuation method (CVM) was… CONTINUE READING