Methodology and Applications
Policy and management decisions are often made on financial grounds. However, the economic value of the benefits that people derive from ecosystems, that is, ecosystem services, may not be fully recognised and hence ecosystem considerations may not be incorporated adequately into decision-making...
Published April 16th 2012 by Routledge
Human well-being relies critically on ecosystem services provided by nature. Examples include water and air quality regulation, nutrient cycling and decomposition, plant pollination and flood control, all of which are dependent on biodiversity. They are predominantly public goods with limited or no...
Published March 26th 2012 by Unknown
Designed specifically for students of economics, business economics, and allied areas at the undergraduate and postgraduate level, this book includes specially contributed articles by acknowledged experts of the discipline from all over the world. It covers critical areas like theory of...
Published December 26th 2007 by CRC Press