Integrating the Ecological and Economic Dimensions in Biodiversity and Ecosystem Service Valuation

Rudolf De Groot*, Brendan Fisher, Mike Christie, James Aronson, Leon Braat, John Gowdy, Roy Haines-Young, Edward Maltby, Aude Neuville, Stephen Polasky, Rosimeiry Portela, Irene Ring, James Blignaut, Eduardo Brondízio, Robert Costanza, Kurt Jax, Peter H. May, Jeffrey A. Mc Neely, Stanislav Shmelev, Gopal K. Kadekodi

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Abstract

Linking biophysical aspects of ecosystems with human benefits through the notion of ecosystem services is essential to assess the trade-offs (ecological, socio-cultural, economic and monetary) involved in the loss of ecosystems and biodiversity in a clear and consistent manner.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity
Subtitle of host publicationEcological and Economic Foundations
EditorsPushpam Kumar
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherTaylor & Francis
Chapter1
Pages9-40
Number of pages32
Edition1
ISBN (Electronic)9781849775489
ISBN (Print)9781849712125, 9780415501088
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 01 Jan 2012

Keywords

  • ecosystem services
  • Valuation
  • TEEB

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