Nature can’t pay its own way – so lets take the market out of conservation

Lower Falls of the Yellowstone River, protected as the world’s first national park in 1872. But how do we best protect nature in the future? YellowstoneNationalPark/flickr, CC BY

Many set out to discover new drugs and species in rainforests, but bioprospecting hasn’t done much for humanity of late. CIFOR/flickr, CC BY-NC-ND

You can’t simply ‘value’ nature as though it were a commodity able to be bought and sold.

Source: Nature can’t pay its own way – so lets take the market out of conservation

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