Market for Ecosystem Services

By Pushpam Kumar on July 14, 2005
Ecosystems and biodiversity provide a wide range of services critical for sustaining, strengthening and enriching human well-being. Understanding how valuable these services are is critical as it can serve to inform the choices in how ecosystems are managed. This paper explores the valuation of ecosystem services, the current status of the market for these services and presents key findings and lessons learned.

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IISD, 2005