Valuation of ecosystem services impacted by mine site pollution
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While mine site pollution is well regulated in developed countries, regulatory agencies have started to value its environmental impact to gain a better understanding of the trade-offs between mineral development and environmental quality. Ecosystem service valuation incorporates the value of ecosystem services into decisions regarding abandoned mine lands, legacy sites, operating mines, proposed mine development, and mine closure. Benefit transfer provides an attractive ecosystem service valuation method that applies valuation results, from the environmental valuation literature, to sites in ...