"Feds To Put Price on Canada's Nature"

"OTTAWA — A unique research project at Environment Canada could soon offer a new perspective for Canadians on conservation and its economic value, says a director in the federal department.

Following a fall report released by the United Nations Environment Programme that concluded natural ecosystems around the world were worth trillions of dollars in the global economy, the Harper government is following up with the development of its own framework to evaluate the economic value of nature in Canada. "

Mike De Souza reports for Canwest News Service May 24, 2010.

Tuesday, May 25, 2010