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Routledge Studies in Ecosystem Services


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Ecosystem Services from Agriculture and Agroforestry Measurement and Payment

Ecosystem Services from Agriculture and Agroforestry Measurement and Payment

1st Edition

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 ...

Ecosystem Services and Poverty Alleviation (OPEN ACCESS) Trade-offs and Governance

Ecosystem Services and Poverty Alleviation (OPEN ACCESS) Trade-offs and Governance

1st Edition

Kate Schreckenberg, Georgina Mace, Mahesh Poudyal
May 10, 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 ...

Routledge Handbook of Ecosystem Services

Routledge Handbook of Ecosystem Services

1st Edition

Marion Potschin, Roy Haines-Young, Robert Fish, R. Kerry Turner
January 25, 2016

The idea that nature provides services to people is one of the most powerful concepts to have emerged over the last two decades. It is shaping our understanding of the role that biodiverse ecosystems play in the environment and their benefits for humankind. As a result, there is a growing ...

The Justices and Injustices of Ecosystem Services

The Justices and Injustices of Ecosystem Services

1st Edition

Thomas Sikor
July 10, 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...

Valuing Ecosystem Services The Case of Multi-functional Wetlands

Valuing Ecosystem Services The Case of Multi-functional Wetlands

1st Edition

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...

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