KDNK speaks with HCN correspondent Ben Goldfarb

Can considering the financial value of an ecosystem help save it?

 

A photo illustration depicts the value of the nation's bats for their pest control services.

Environmentalists have their work cut out for them these days, as they struggle to confront threats like global warming and mass species extinction and the human population continues to grow.

High Country News correspondent Ben Goldfarb writes about a tool that could help make environmental protection more attractive, even to the businesses already responsible for so much environmental damage.

Nelson Harvey spoke with Goldfarb about this idea for the latest edition of Sounds of the High Country, KDNK's collaboration with High Country News.