Skip navigation
Skip navigation

Valuing ecological systems and services

Costanza, Robert; Kubiszewski, Ida; Ervin, David; Bluffstone, Randy; Boyd, James W.; Brown, Darrell; Chang, Heejun; Dujon, Veronica; Granek, Elise; Polasky, Stephen; Shandas, Vivek; Yeakley, Alan


Making trade-offs between ecological services and other contributors to human well-being is a difficult but critical process that requires valuation. This allows both better recognition of the ecological, social, and economic trade-offs and also allows us to bill those who use up or destroy ecological services and reward those that produce or enhance them. It also aids improved ecosystems policy. In this paper we clarify some of the controversies in defining the contributions to human...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: F1000 Prime Reports
DOI: 10.3410/B3-14


File Description SizeFormat Image
01_Costanza_Valuing_ecological_systems_and_2011.pdf133.25 kBAdobe PDF    Request a copy

Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  19 May 2020/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator