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Biofuels, ecosystem services and human wellbeing: Putting biofuels in the ecosystem services narrative

Abstract:

First generation biofuels provide a number of ecosystem services (e.g., fuel, climate regulation) but they also compromise other ecosystem services (e.g., food, freshwater services) which are of paramount value to human wellbeing. However, this knowledge is fragmented and little is known about how the ecosystem services provided and/or compromised by biofuels link to human wellbeing. In fact, whether biofuels production and use can have a negative or positive impact on the environment and soc...

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10.1016/j.agee.2011.04.020

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Gasparatos, A More by this author
Stromberg, P More by this author
Takeuchi, K More by this author
Journal:
Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment
Volume:
142
Issue:
3-4
Pages:
111-128
Publication date:
2011-08-05
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ISSN:
0167-8809
URN:
uuid:0e083bc6-beb4-4a7b-ad39-6574550f8b01
Source identifiers:
305089
Local pid:
pubs:305089

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