Investing in threatened species conservation: does corruption outweigh purchasing power?

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Garnett, Stephen T.; Joseph, Liana N.; Watson, James E. M.; Zander, Kerstin K.;
(2011)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 6,issue 7 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3144939, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0022749
  • Subject: Social and Behavioral Sciences | Research Article | Biology | Biodiversity | Species Extinction | Evolutionary Processes | Medicine | Environmental Protection | Science Policy and Economics | Political Science | Q | Ecology | Economics | R | Evolutionary Biology | Public Administration | Cost-Benefit Analysis | Operations Research | Science | Environmental Economics | Conservation Science | Science Policy

In many sectors, freedom in capital flow has allowed optimization of investment returns through choosing sites that provide the best value for money. These returns, however, can be compromised in countries where corruption is prevalent. We assessed where the best value ... View more
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