Scientific and Expert Center
Koltsov Institute of Developmental Biology
Russian Academy of Sciences

Economics and Ecosystem Services

Over the last 50 years, nearly 60% of the world’s ecosystem services have been degraded by human impact. Among objective underlying reasons, we can identify two common ones: the imperfection of the traditional market model and the inefficiency of national policy. One grave problem is a lack of price/value or a severely underestimated value for the overwhelming majority of ecoservices.


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