Ecosystem functions, goods and services

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This broadly encompassing term combines the various ways that humans derive value from ecosystems.


  • The Millenium Ecosystem Assessment provides an often referenced international framework for describing a range of tangible and intangible mechanisms by which human societies derive value from ecosystems.
  • Earth Economics is a workgroup based out of Seattle, Washington that has completed a number of reports that attempt to quantify ecosystem services.