Policy ForumConservation

Capitalizing on Nature: Protected Area Management

Science  19 Mar 1999:
Vol. 283, Issue 5409, pp. 1856-1857
DOI: 10.1126/science.283.5409.1856

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Government agencies responsible for biodiversity conservation face increasing costs and limited revenues. A business-oriented approach to management could help them to rationalize their assets and balance their books. Devolving authority and enhancing income through user-pays mechanisms are two routes towards financial sustainability.