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Big Ideas - Full program podcast

ABC Radio National

Society & Culture, History

Big Ideas brings you the best of talks, forums, debates, and festivals held in Australia and around the world, casting light on the major social, cultural, scientific and political issues

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Valuing our planet

July 15th, 2015

Episode 190 of 559 episodes

Everything has a price. But what about the value of the natural environment? Can you attach a monetary value on landscape, biodiversity or clean air? Some say we should value nature in a market sense, as we do for most other things. A very passionate panel of experts looks at what kind of price tag we can put on our planet. They touch on seed democracy, urbanisation, land management ... and why we have to kill all the bees.

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