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Title: Nature: the many benefits of ecosystem services
Authors: Reid, WV
Mooney, HA
Capistrano, D
Carpenter, SR
Chopra, K
Cropper, A
Dasgupta, P
Hassan, R
Leemans, R
May, RM
Pingali, P
Samper, C
Scholes, RJ
Watson, RT
Zakri, AH
Shidong, Z
Keywords: Ecosystem services
Resource management
Issue Date: 19-Oct-2006
Publisher: Nature Publishing Group
Citation: Reid, WV, Mooney, HA, Capistrano, D, et al. 2006. Nature: the many benefits of ecosystem services. Nature, Vol. 443(7113), pp 749-750
Abstract: Historically, conservation has largely relied on the considerations of intrinsic value that McCauley sees as the only solution. This has been manifestly insufficient as a response to the increasing threats to biodiversity, particularly in the world’s poorest regions, where considerations of intrinsic and spiritual values are often trumped by the needs for survival or used to exclude significant segments of the population from the benefits from their ecosystem resources. It is time to add to the mix other approaches based on a fuller consideration of ecosystem services and options for distributing costs and benefits that may result
Description: Copyright: 2006 Nature Publishing Group
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10204/2807
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