Title Earth Economics
Earth Economics is a non-profit organization located in Tacoma, Washington, dedicated to researching and applying the economic solutions of tomorrow, today.
The Puyallup River Watershed: An Ecological Economic Characterization
This document presents an ecological economic characterization of the Puyallup River Watershed, located in Washington State, USA. The primary goal of such a characterization is to understand nature and the human economy as a single system. Identifying and valuing nature’s contribution to the economy enables better decisions that improve local and regional quality of life. The study introduces the watershed, geography and other relevant features.
An Ecological Study of Ecuador’s Intag Region: The Environmental Impacts and Potential Rewards of Mining
The Intag region of Ecuador spans two of the world’s 34 most biologically important areas. With diminishing oil reserves and an increasing demand for minerals from emerging economies, leaders in the provincial and national government are under tremendous pressure to expand state incomes through natural resource extraction. This study examines the economic value of the region’s unique natural goods, which include water, timber, and agricultural products, as well as
How Water Utilities Can Spearhead Natural Capital Accounting (article)