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Assessing the Economic Contribution of Marine and Coastal Ecosystem Services in the Sargasso Sea

Pendleton et al.
Protecting High Seas

This report provides a variety of measures of the Sargasso Sea’s economic value and impact, especially net and gross revenues associated with ecosystem services supported by the sea. Measures of net revenues capture the net benefit of a resource to society. Gross revenues capture important measures of economic activity and impact. Gross revenues support local taxes, income, and jobs.