EcoAdvance European Project

What makes “success” when it comes to #FreshwaterEcosystemRestoration?

The Ecosystem services approach and natural cost accounting is helping quantify success by translating costs and benefits into monetary terms.

Is that the best measure?

Prof. Jerry Davis (Prof. of Business Administration and Sociology at the University of Michigan) suggests we might be in a better place if we don’t allow Finance to be the master metaphor for how we view the world.

So while we champion progress in considering ecosystem services provided by our environment in monetary terms, let’s ask ourselves: Does further "financializing" our environment allow us to ignore meeting human needs that can't be quantified in Euros?”

How do YOU measure success?

Let us know!

Share your ideas in the comments below???? Tag someone you consider a success who is contributing to freshwater restoration in your country.

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