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«The Economic and Social Aspects of Biodiversity Benefits and Costs of Biodiversity in Ireland REPORT PREPARED BY: CRAIG BULLOCK, OPTIMIZE CONSULTANTS ...»

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Our biodiversity currently supports our health in a wide variety of ways, which cannot be replicated through technological development or replaced through economic growth. Negative impacts on Ireland’s habitats and ecosystems that provide us with these essential services can threaten our quality of life, and our well-being. A holistic and collaborative approach involving all sectors of society and government is required to ensure that these benefits can be sustained, expanded and conserved.


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