BWB2012: Keynote Address

Valuing Natural Capital and Ecosystem Services

Dr. Bob Costanza, distinguished university professor of sustainability at Portland State University’s Institute for Sustainable Solutions, is a leading expert on ecosystem services. His keynote address at Biodiversity Without Boundaries focuses on the challenges and opportunities of valuing ecosystem services under a “full world” model of the ecological economic system that emphasizes well-being and quality of life (all life).