I am not sure exactly when humans started assigning value to things. My guess is it goes back as far as maybe the trading of a mastodon hind quarter for a lit torch to restart a fire that had gone out. That seems about right. Of course value still would have depended on how cold or hungry either of these early entrepreneurs might have been.

The idea of trading one thing for another and quantifying values, sometimes even for the hypothetical, is commonplace these days and has been for a long time.

When it comes to land, however, it can be challenging and difficult to understand the value of one’s eco-assets.

Read the full post by Tee Clarkson at http://www.landthink.com/understanding-the-value-of-eco-assets-on-property.