Does Money Really Grow on Trees?

Author and sustainability ecologist Tony Juniper talks about his book, What Has Nature Ever Done for Us? How Money Really Does Grow on Trees. He explains the value of natural ecosystems in a variety of economic contexts, from food systems to oceans.

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