Saturday, March 7, 2020

CLIMATE CHANGE FACT 105 | Save nature. It’s cheaper.

Conserving ecosystems is ​often more cost-effective than human-made interventions. In the Maldives, building a sea wall for coastal protection cost about US$ 2.2 billion. Even after 10 years of maintenance costs, it is still four times cheaper to preserve the natural reef.

Photo by Toni Hukkanen on Unsplash