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Article alert: Social aspects of biodiversity: creating jobs and sustaining people
28.11.2011

Science for Environment Policy, Issue 26

A new EU-commissioned report has investigated the social value of biodiversity conservation, particularly in terms of its links to employment. It estimates that 35% of jobs in developing countries and 7% of jobs in the EU are dependent on ecosystem services.

Source: Nunes, P.A.L.D., Ding, H., Boteler, B. et al. (2011) The Social Dimension of Biodiversity Policy: Final Report. For the European Commission, DG Environment under contract: ENV.G.1/FRA/2006/0073 2nd, pages vii-205, Venice/Brussels, February 2011. Download from:
http://ec.europa.eu/environment/enveco/biodiversity/pdf/Social%20Dimension%20of%20Biodiversity.pdf

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