Financing marine conservation. A menu of options

  • Spergel B
  • Moye M
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Abstract

This document clearly outlines many of the options that are available to finance conservation projects including: government revenue allocations; grants and donations; tourism revenues; real estate and development rights; fishing industry revenues; energy and mining revenues and for profit investments. The business planning approach is discussed and case studies are presented. Spergel and Moye present the components of a feasibility analysis (financial, legal, administrative, social, political and environmental) before launching into a detailed explanation of each funding mechanism with examples for each. Many additional references are presented throughout the document.

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  • conservation project
  • energy and mining revenues
  • financial policies
  • fishing industry
  • government revenue allocations
  • grants and donations
  • marine conservation
  • profit investments
  • real estate and development rights
  • tourism revenues

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Authors

  • Barry Spergel

  • Melissa Moye

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