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What is nature really worth? We have become adept at placing a value on nature's products, but as a short video produced by University of Minnesota's Institute on the Environment points out, we don't really understand the immense value of nature's services. The video, inspired by the Natural Capital Project, looks at global biodiversity loss and how it impacts us financially, socially, and ecologically.
The video's makers state, "Plants, animals, even entire ecosystems are disappearing from the Earth. So what? In "What Is Nature Worth?", the University of Minnesota's Institute on the Environment offers a three-minute look at what biodiversity loss is really costing us -- and what we can do about it."
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