January 21, 2016 IWA EnvironmentUrbanisation
Understanding the Science of Ecosystem Services: Engineering Infrastructure for Urban Water Services
The full (economic, social and ecological) value of ecosystem services is often ignored or underestimated. As with the intangibly valuable, this is much a case of not appreciating the benefits that ecosystem services bring to our well-being until they are lost — when they are degraded, if not overwhelmed. For they are not readily appreciated, nor easily understood. This Paper attempts to illuminate their revaluation.
Water underpins every aspect of human and environmental existence. The severe water challenges facing the world today require an unprecedented global response. IWA members and staff are situated in more than 140 countries worldwide, forming the large... Read full biography
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