Challenges in Integrating the Concept of Ecosystem Services and Values in Landscape Planning, Management and Decision Making

de Groot, R.S., R. Alkemade, L. Braat, L. Hein and L. Willemen

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Despite the growing body of literature on ecosystem services, still many challenges remain to structurally integrate ecosystem services in landscape planning, management and design. This paper therefore aims to provide an overview of the challenges involved in applying ecosystem service assessment and valuation to environmental management and discuss some solutions to come to a comprehensive and practical framework.

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Peer-reviewed Article

Ecological Complexity