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xii, 585 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. Includes index. Content notes : 1. Introduction --
Part I. Air quality, water supply, and water quality --
2. Quantifying and valuing life expectancy changes due to air pollution in developing countries --
3. Valuing river water quality in China --
4. Valuing improvements to sanitation in Malaysia --
5. Valuing dryland water supply in Zimbabwe --
6. Willingness to pay for improved water quality in Kathmandu --

Part II. Valuing biological diversity --
7. Conflicts in conservation: the many values of the black rhinoceros --
8. Optimal ecotourism: the economic value of the giant panda in China --
9. Valuing visits to game parks in South Africa --
10. The economic returns to wildlife management in southern Africa --
11. The economic value of pollution damage in the Pantanal --
12. Valuing a marine park in Malaysia --

Part III. Valuing forest functions --
13. Tropical forest values in Mexico --
14. Can carbon trading reduce deforestation by slash-and-burn farmers? --
15. Using an income accounting framework to value non-timber forest products --
16. The economic value of Mount Cameroon: alternative land use options --
17. Is sustainable forestry economically possible? --
18. Economic analysis of alternative mangrove management strategies in Cambodia --
19. Economic analysis of tropical forest land use options in Cambodia --
Index. Natural resources - Case studies. - Valuation - Developing countries Environmental quality - Case studies. - Developing countries Environmental impact analysis - Case studies. - Economic aspects - Developing countries Economic development projects - Case studies. - Cost effectiveness - Developing countries Pearce, Corin,Palmer, Charles,

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