Cultural, Aesthetic, and Associated Wetland Ecosystem Services
The chapter refers to the multiple ecosystem services provided by wetlands, both tangible and intangible, which include cultural, spiritual and aesthetic services. Examples are given of specific sites in which these services are particularly prominent. The challenges faced in their maintenance and appropriate use are also mentioned. Finally, the role of these services in wetland management, conservation and wise use are briefly explained.
KeywordsEcosystem services Cultural services of wetlands Spiritual services of wetlands Cultural values of wetlands Wise use of wetlands
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