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Ecosystem Services

  • Jere A. Boudell
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Abstract

Ecosystem services are the many processes conducted by ecosystems, which provide resources of benefit to humans and other organisms. Typically the inherent value of these services only becomes apparent after the services are interrupted and the disruption impacts the quality of human life.

Keywords

Ecosystem Services Monetization 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of BiologyClayton State UniversityMorrowUSA

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