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Should value of ecosystems be economized?

When did a bee actually send you an invoice? Pavan Suhkdev asks whether  evaluating the economic value of natural resources help averting crisis. He argues how for the coral reefs it’s too late – and how this will influence millions of people dependent on these ecosystems for their food. How to deal with rapidly declining biodiversity, threatening livelihoods worldwide? Economics is the language of politics; perhaps we should move the ecosystems’ value into the equation. I think this will help but only in addition to strengthening a core-value based discourse.