Nature loss ‘dwarfs bank crisis’

February 2, 2009 • Daily Email Recap

Thanks to Rigmor Allback of Sweden for a link to the Swedish NGO Albaeco. See The following BBC article appears on their website.

The global economy is losing more money from the disappearance of forests than through the current banking crisis, according to an EU-commissioned study.

It puts the annual cost of forest loss at between $2 trillion and $5 trillion.

The figure comes from adding the value of the various services that forests perform, such as providing clean water and absorbing carbon dioxide.

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