So nature’s services to Britain are worth billions of pounds. In a new report by 500 ecology, economics and social science experts, the free work done by the natural world has been evaluated, commodified and priced up.
Jim Hodgson is a journalist with extensive experience in Latin America and the Caribbean. Since 2000, he has worked with the United Church of Canada’s Caribbean and Latin America desk. Over the past 25 years he has written for a variety of church-based media and worked for extended periods in the Dominican Republic and in Mexico. He recently spoke at a seminar on Theology and Ecology held in Buenos Aires, Argentina at the end of March 2011.