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Provision of ecosystem services by the Aysén watershed, Chilean Patagonia, to rural households
How much do ecosystems contribute to the wellbeing of rural populations in developing nations? In this article we provide an answer to this question through an eco-social study of two provisioning ecosystem services (wood ...
Urban ecosystem services on the local level: urban green spaces as providers
(Institute of Landscape Ecology of the Slovak Academy of Sciences Bratislava, Slovak Republic and University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, Vienna (BOKU), Austria in the Publishing House AEPress, Ltd., Bratislava., 2013-12)
Ecosystem services are provided at different spatial and service/functional scales. The local level is the basic unit for ecosystem services, especially when it comes to the human dimension of urban landscapes. These ...
Linking potential biodiversity and three ecosystem services in silvopastoral managed forest landscapes of Tierra del Fuego, Argentina
(Taylor & Francis, 2017-11)
Several studies confirm that biodiversity loss endangers ecosystem services (ES) supply and human well-being. A better understanding of biodiversity–ES relationships and effects of biodiversity loss on ES supply is needed. ...
Trade-offs in water and carbon ecosystem services with land-use changes in grasslands
(Ecological Society of America, 2016-09)
Increasing pressures for food, fiber, and fuel continue to drive global land‐use changes. Efforts to optimize ecosystem services under alternative land uses are often hampered by the complex interactions and trade‐offs ...
LAND USE CHANGE AND ECOSYSTEM SERVICES PROVISION: A CASE STUDY OF RECREATION AND ECOTOURISM OPPORTUNITIES IN SOUTHERN CHILE
(KLUWER ACADEMIC PUBLISHERS, 2014)