MOTivational strength of ecosystem services and alternative ways to express the value of BIOdiversity

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Motivations for Ecosystem Services and Alternative Ways to Express the Value of Biodiversity (BIOMOT) was a multidisciplinary project funded by the European Commission’s FP7 Programme. BIOMOT was coordinated by Radboud University Nijmegen (NL) and involved a partnership of 8 institutions from 7 European countries.

The project brought together researchers and practitioners from economics, governance theory, psychology, environmental sciences and philosophy into an interdisciplinary framework.

The objectives of the project were:

1: To establish how using economic methods to express the value of biodiversity can be adapted in such a way that they result in stronger motivations to act for biodiversity on both local and global scales.

2: To establish economic (and alternative) ways to express the value of biodiversity at work in cases of successful governance and policy action for biodiversity from the local to global scales.

3: To establish ways to express the value of biodiversity at work in cases of successful action for biodiversity carried out by political, businesses, NGO and other leaders at various scales.

4: To propose a general “theory of motivation to act for biodiversity” and show the practical applications of this theory to enhance biodiversity action in the daily lives and practices of people and institutions at levels ranging from the local to the global.
Short titleR:HSE BIOMOT 1
AcronymBIOMOT
Effective start/end date1/09/1131/08/15

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