Ecosystem Services: Global Issues, Local Practices

Sander Jacobs, Nicolas Dendoncker, Hans Keune

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    Abstract

    Ecosystem Services: Global Issues, Local Practices covers scientific input, socioeconomic considerations, and governance issues on ecosystem services. This book provides hands-on transdisciplinary reflections by administrators and sector representatives involved in the ecosystem service community. Ecosystem Services develops shared approaches and scientific methods to achieve knowledge-based sustainable planning and management of ecosystem services. Professionals engaged in ecosystem service implementation have two options: de-emphasize the ecological and socioeconomic complexity and advance in the theoretical, abstract field, or try to develop research that is policy relevant and inclusive in an uncertain environment. This book provides a wide overview of issues at stake, of interest for any professional wishing to develop a broader view on ecosystem service science and practice.

    Original languageEnglish
    PublisherElsevier Inc.
    Number of pages422
    ISBN (Print)9780124199644
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2013

    Keywords

    • ecosystem services

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