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Enterprising Nature. Economics, Markets, and Finance in Global Biodiversity Politics. Edition No. 1. Antipode Book Series

  • ID: 2865975
  • Book
  • August 2016
  • Region: Global
  • 312 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd

Winner of the 2018 James M. Blaut Award in recognition of innovative scholarship in cultural and political ecology!

Enterprising Nature explores the rise of economic rationality in global biodiversity law, policy and science. To view Jessica's animation based on the book's themes please visit [external URL]

  • Examines disciplinary apparatuses, ecological-economic methodologies, computer models, business alliances, and regulatory conditions creating the conditions in which nature can be produced as enterprising
  • Relates lively, firsthand accounts of global processes at work drawn from multi-site research in Nairobi, Kenya; London, England; and Nagoya, Japan
  • Assesses the scientific, technical, geopolitical, economic, and ethical challenges found in attempts to ‘enterprise nature’
  • Investigates the implications of this ‘will to enterprise’ for environmental politics and policy
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Acronyms vi

Series Editors’ Preface ix

Preface x

1 Enterprising Nature 1

2 The Problem and Promise of Biodiversity Loss 28

3 An Ecological-Economic Tribunal for (Nonhuman) Life 56

4 Ecosystem Services as Political-Scientific Strategy 91

5 Protecting Profit: Biodiversity Loss as Material Risk 126

6 Biodiversity Finance and the Search for Patient Capital 159

7 Multilateralism vs. Biodiversity Market-Making: Battlegrounds to Unleash Capital 192

8 The Tragedy of Liberal Environmentalism 232

References 246

Index 276

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Jessica Dempsey University of British Columbia, Canada.
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