2002 Research Report

Wild but Not Free: An Economic Valuation of the Benefits of Nature Conservation in Hong Kong

28 February 2002

This report is intended to help policymakers and the public recognise the economic value of Hong Kong’s natural resources. Valuing the benefits of conservation is an important intellectual exercise. We tend to value nature at zero dollars, forgetting the services and revenue nature provides. Recognising the economic importance of nature is an important part of both understanding our environment and making conservation policy.