Notes from the field: Lessons learned from using ecosystem service approaches to inform real-world decisions




While there have been rapid advances in assessments of biodiversity and ecosystem services (BES), a critical remaining challenge is how to move from scientific knowledge to real-world decision making. Weoffer 6 lessons from our experiences applying new approaches and tools for quantifying BES in 20 pilot demonstrations: (1) Applying a BES approach is most effective in leading to policy change as part of an iterative science-policy process; (2) simple ecological production function models have been useful in a diverse set of decision contexts, across a broad range of biophysical, social, and governance systems. Key limitations of simplemodels arise at very small scales, and in predicting specific future BES values


Ecological Economics






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- Inglês


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- Geral


- Artigo com revisão pelos pares e teses universitárias


- Economia, Comércio e Medidas de Incentivo


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