Undervaluation of nature in planning and decision making


Although there is growing awareness of the many benefits of wild species, ecosystems and protected areas, concrete information about their full economic value is scarce. The economic tools for the accounting of natural values are poorly developed. The practice of ignoring, discounting and undervaluing natural resources persists in governmental planning and decision making.

Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and CommunitiesGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions
Problem Type:
F: Fuzzy exceptional problems
Date of last update
04.10.2020 – 22:48 CEST