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The Future of Ecosystem Services in Asia and the Pacific

Kubiszewski, Ida; Anderson, Sharolyn J.; Costanza, Robert; Sutton, Paul C.


We estimated the current value of ecosystem services for terrestrial ecosystems in 47 countries in the Asia and the Pacific region. Currently, these provide $US14 trillion/yr. in benefits, most of which are non-marketed and do not show up in GDP. We also estimated the changes in terrestrial ecosystem services value for scenarios to the year 2050, built around the four Great Transition Initiative archetypes: (1) Market Forces (MF); (2) Fortress World (FW); (3) Policy Reform (PR); and...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2016-07-28
Type: Journal article
Source: Asia & the Pacific Policy Studies
DOI: 10.1002/app5.147
Access Rights: Open Access


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