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The Economic Possibilities of Conservation

L. C. Gray
The Quarterly Journal of Economics
Vol. 27, No. 3 (May, 1913), pp. 497-519
Published by: Oxford University Press
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Conservation distinguished from the conservation movement, 497.--The relation between utilization and exhaustion, 499.--Economic conditions which determine the rate of exhaustion when resources are controlled by individuals, 503.--The connection between the conditions which result in economical utilization by individuals and those determining the aggregate depletion of natural resources, 509.--The costs of conservation, 512.--The absolute limits of conservation, 515.--Conclusions as to conservation policy, 518.