Monday, December 26, 2011

Lecture - Cost-Benefit Analysis for Ecosystem Restoration Projects by Dr. Thomas Elmqvist on YouTube

Thomas Elmqvist, PhD, is Professor in Natural Resource Management at Stockholm University. His research is focused on ecosystem services, land use change, natural disturbances and components of resilience including the role of social institutions. He is coordinating  a major interdisciplinary research theme as part of the Stockholm Resilience Centre ( at Stockholm University, focussingon governance and management of ecosystem services in urban landscapes. Dr. Elmqvist participated in the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment and was principal investigator of several multidisciplinary projects in Africa and India. He serves as associate editor for the journals Ecology and Society, Conservation and Society, Ambio and Sustainability Science. He is currently a co-chair of the Science Committee BioSustainability at Diversitas and was one of the lead authors of The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity – Ecological and Economic Foundations (
The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity: TEEB @ Yale - Ecological and Economic Foundations
November, 2011

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