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From poachers to gamekeepers: perceptions of farmers towards ecosystem services on arable farmland
(International Journal of Agricultural Sustainability., 2007)
Management of ecosystem services (ES) is vital to maintain and improve the productivity of agricultural systems in order to meet the food demands of a growing human population. However, some land management practices can ...
Quantifying and enhancing ecosystem services on farmland
(Lincoln University, 2009)
Ecosystems have functions, and these functions provide many services that are valued by humans. This presentation is an overview of ecosystem services, and includes coverage of ecological functions and benefits, value to ...
Evaluating ecosystem services on farmland: a novel, experimental, 'bottom up' approach
(International Federation of Organic Cultural Movements, 2005-09)
Human life is supported by natural ecosystems and species that constitute them through conditions and processes which are known as ecosystem services or nature’s services. To date, ES value has been assessed using a ...
Evaluating nature's services on Canterbury arable farmland: a summary of results for farmers participating in this research project
(Lincoln University. Bio-Protection Research Centre, 2005-10)
The importance of ES or nature’s services is now very well established and ES have been demonstrated to be of very high economic value. However, intensification of agriculture in the last century has resulted in the ...