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Ecosystem services or services to ecosystems? Valuing cultivation and reciprocal relationships between humans and ecosystems

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The concept of Ecosystem Services (ES), widely understood as the "benefits that humans receive from the natural functioning of healthy ecosystems" (. Jeffers et al., 2015), depicts a one-way flow of services from ecosystems to people. We argue that this conceptualisation is overly simplistic and largely inaccurate, neglecting the reality that humans often contribute to the maintenance and enhancement of ecosystems, as often evidenced (but not exclusively) in many traditional and Indigenous so...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2015.07.007

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University of Oxford
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Oxford, SSD, SOGE, Environmental Change Institute
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, SSD, SOGE, Environmental Change Institute
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, SSD, SOGE, Environmental Change Institute
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Elsevier Publisher's website
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Global Environmental Change Journal website
Volume:
34
Pages:
247-262
Publication date:
2015-09-05
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0959-3780
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uuid:1b0fb2ee-2ab3-44da-827f-ac2f6d1efa01
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541436
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pubs:541436

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