The Economics of Ecosystems & Biodiversity Scoping Study for the Arctic

The TEEB Arctic Scoping Study is an early implementation pilot project that follows up on specific recommendations of the Arctic Biodiversity Assessment (ABA). A key objective of both this scoping study and options presented in the Way forward section is implementation of ABA recommendations, in particular recommendation #4 on
incorporating biodiversity objectives and provisions into tools specific to development in the Arctic, and recommendation #12 on evaluating services provided by Arctic biodiversity to support decision making.