On the Economics of Ecosystem Services

H.J. Silvis, C.M. van der Heide

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Abstract

Because ecosystems are threatened by human activities, it is important to better consider longterm ecosystem health and its role in enabling human habitation and economic activity. To help inform decision-makers, many ecosystem services are being assigned economic values, often based on the cost of replacing such services with anthropogenic alternatives.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationDen Haag
PublisherLEI, part of Wageningen UR
Number of pages40
Publication statusPublished - 2013

Keywords

  • ecosystem services
  • financing
  • decision making

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    Silvis, H. J., & van der Heide, C. M. (2013). On the Economics of Ecosystem Services. LEI, part of Wageningen UR. https://edepot.wur.nl/264002