Published on August 13, 2015
As cultural ecosystem services are evenly distributed throughout coastal areas of South Korea, decision makers may employ them to improve the conditions of coastal wetlands outside of protected areas.
JOURNAL OF GEOGRAPHICAL SCIENCES - Spatio-temporal variations of the flood mitigation service of ecosystem under different climate scenarios in the Upper Reaches of Hanjiang River Basin, China
Published on August 27, 2018
Extreme rainstorm and the subsequent flood increasingly threaten the security of human society and ecological environment with aggravation of global climate change and anthropogenic activity in recent years
Published on April 19, 2013
It is important to use ecosystem services more efficiently, turn households from consumers to producers of ecosystem services, and incorporate household proliferation into ecosystem service research and management.
ECOSYSTEM SERVICES -- Global relationships between biodiversity and nature-based tourism in protected areas
Published on October 30, 2018
We present results on the interplay between biodiversity conservation and nature-based tourism, while controlling for environmental and socioeconomic factors in and surrounding terrestrial PAs worldwide.
Published on June 14, 2013
Using data gathered from the Wolong Nature Reserve since 1995, we examined the effects of group size on both collective action and resource outcomes while controlling for potential confounding factors.
Published on November 20, 2014
Our synthesis shows that many human factors, including socioeconomic and demographic, together with other factors (e.g., projected global climate change), exhibit reciprocal interactions with pandas and the plant species that comprise their habitat.
ECOLOGY AND SOCIETY -- Feedback of telecoupling: the case of a payments for ecosystem services program
Published on July 9, 2018
This study highlights that local human–nature interactions driven by telecouplings, such as human–wildlife conflicts, may trigger feedbacks that affect telecouplings themselves.
Published on September 26, 2013
Using the Paddy Land to Dry Land (PLDL) program as a case study, Zheng et al. (1) quantify benefits and costs to both service providers and beneficiaries.
Published on June 13, 2019
Natural capital degradation worldwide signals the growing need for larger investments in both nature conservation and ecosystem services provision and management. The role of large-scale ecological restoration is a vital part of the work that is needed
Published on November 21, 2014
China’s position as the world’s second largest economy is largely due to its rapid economic growth in the coastal region, which comprises only 13% of China’s total land area, yet contributes 60% of the GDP
Published on February 1, 2017
We report a nationwide assessment for China, quantifying the provision of threatened species habitat and four key regulating services—water retention, soil retention, sandstorm prevention, and carbon sequestration—in nature reserves.
Published on September 3, 2012
Tigers in Nepal take the night shift to avoid people
SUSTAINABILITY -- Complex interrelationships between ecosystem services supply and tourism demand: General framework and evidence from the origin of three Asian rivers
Published on December 19, 2018
This study identifies complex interrelationships between the demand for nature-based tourism, which is a type of cultural ES, ES supply, and the economy simultaneously, using China’s Qinghai Province as a demonstration site.
Published on May 21, 2013
Published on June 8, 2020
Scientists develop a measure of gross ecosystem product (GEP) that summarizes the value of ecosystem services in a single monetary metric.