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By Bruno Rapidel, Fabrice DeClerck, Jean Francois Le Coq, John Beer
August 06, 2018
Agricultural systems are no longer evaluated solely on the basis of the food they provide, but also on their capacity to limit impacts on the environment, such as soil conservation, water quality and biodiversity conservation, as well as their contribution to mitigating and adapting to climate ...
By Kate Schreckenberg, Georgina Mace, Mahesh Poudyal
May 04, 2018
Understanding how to sustain the services that ecosystems provide in support of human wellbeing is an active and growing research area. This book provides a state-of-the-art review of current thinking on the links between ecosystem services and poverty alleviation. In part it showcases the key ...
By Thomas Sikor
August 30, 2013
Humankind benefits from a multitude of resources and processes that are supplied by ecosystems, and collectively these benefits are known as ecosystem services. Interest in this topic has grown exponentially over the last decade, as biologists and economists have tried to quantify these benefits to...
By R. Kerry Turner, Stavros Georgiou, Brendan Fisher
March 03, 2011
Ecosystem services can be broadly defined as the aspects of ecosystems that provide benefits to people. This book provides guidance on the valuation of ecosystem services, using the case of multifunctional wetlands to illustrate and make recommendations regarding the methods and techniques that can...