Evidence of the Socio-Economic Importance of Polar Bears for Canada
ÉcoRessources Consultants has been mandated by our client to estimate the socio-economic importance of polar bears for Canada.
The main objective of this study is to establish baseline socio-economic values of polar bears for Canada. Methods such as benefit transfer and market price value are used for this purpose. A second objective is to determine values of current and potential economic activities in areas where polar bears are found and to develop a methodology to estimate the economic impact of changes in polar bear populations or habitat.
The report is available on the Species at Risk Public Registry internet site:
Discussion and Literature Review of Agri-Environmental Reference Levels Used in Other Countries
The overall objective of this contract was to provide an analysis of how various reference levels have been defined and implemented in other countries, and to detail lessons learned that could be applicable to...> Learn more
The Exchange of Phosphorus Quotas/Credits as a Solution to the Contamination of Streams in Watersheds in Quebec
This study aimed to determine whether a credit trading mechanism for phosphorus could be put in place in Quebec. To achieve this objective, a literature review was conducted. It helped establish the...> Learn more