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Businesses should think about factoring in the financial cost of the loss of species and habitat when making decisions,  says Professor Aled Jones of Anglia Ruskin University.

Prof Aled Jones, who is based at Anglia Ruskin University (ARU), external in Cambridge, wants financiers to think how capital can flow towards activities which protect ecosystems.

He has outlined his thoughts on the value of biodiversity, co-written with academic Jack Kunkle, in specialist magazine The Actuary, external.

Prof Jones, whose research focuses on “financial risks and opportunities”, said the complexity of the problem should not be an excuse for inaction.

Read the BBC article here

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