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Postscript

  • Edward B. Barbier

Abstract

As discussed in the Introduction, the main purpose of this volume is to demonstrate the convergence of economic and ecological perspectives in furthering our understanding of what ‘environmentally sustainable’ development entails and how best to ‘operationalize’ it. The previous chapters have illustrated this theme through examining a variety of approaches and topics. Many important conclusions have been reached, which we hope are also relevant to a wider range of natural resource management problems other than those discussed here. Rather than repeat the main conclusions of each individual chapter, I would prefer to close this volume by summarizing some of the major themes emphasized by many, if not all, of the chapters.

Keywords

Natural Resource Management Private Cost System Goal Policy Failure Resource Management Policy 
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