Information about Coastal "Ecosystem Services"

The concept of "ecosystem services" is new to some people. To help everyone understand what we mean by such terms, we have listed a number of sites below that talk about "ecosystem services", and provide some explanations and discussion about the topic. Some of them are more academic/scientific in nature, and others are more general articles or opinion pieces.

Ecosystem services

Background on "ecosystem services"

Biodiversity Economics

Marine ecosystem services

Sustaining coastal ecosystem services

The Value of the World's Ecosystem Services and Natural Capital

Millennium Ecosystem Assessment Synthesis Reports

The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB)

Conservation and the delivery of ecosystem services