Working with leading systems modelers, ecologists and hydrologists, Earth Economics analyzes ecosystem services such as freshwater provisioning, carbon sequestration, flood protection, biodiversity and hurricane protection. This information is used to provide current and future maps showing ecosystem services provisioning, beneficiaries and damage under different planning scenarios.
Featured Case Study: Gaining Ground: The Value of Restoring the Mississippi Delta
Earth Economics and world-renowned experts on wetlands, modeling, and ecological economics performed a scenario analysis on the economic benefits of restoring the Mississippi Delta. The report shows that restoring the Delta would create an additional $62 billion in benefits from ecosystem services, including hurricane buffering, water supply, habitat, and fisheries support. The report's release was covered in over one hundred media outlets, including the Washington Post and L.A. Times.