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Ecosystems and Human Well-being. Biodiversity Synthesis. « Discussion Papers « Downloads

Date postedNovember 30, 2012
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Tagswell-being, ecosystem services, biodiversity


Considers the costs and benefits arising from the exploitation of natural ecosystems by humans. Argues that the conservation of biodiversity is essential to prevent continued loss over the long-term.

Citation: Millennium Ecosystem Assessment. 2005. Ecosystems and Human Well-being: Biodiversity Synthesis. World Resources Institute, Washington D.C.