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Economic returns from the biosphere

Nature volume 391, pages 629630 (12 February 1998) | Download Citation

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Industrial companies and environmentalists are traditional opponents. But conflict may not be necessary: there is money to be made in projects that embrace environmental goals.

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  1. Graciela Chichilnisky and Geoffrey Heal are at the Columbia University Earth Institute, 535 West 116th Street, New York, New York 10027-6902, USA. e-mail: gmh1@columbia.edu

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