Marine and Freshwater
Land and Agriculture
The benefits people obtain from ecosystems. These include products obtained from ecosystems (e.g. freshwater, food, fuel, genetic resources, natural medicines, etc.); benefits obtained from the regulation of ecosystem processes ( e.g. water erosion, waste, climate and natural hazards); cultural services (e.g., cultural diversity, educational values, social relations, heritag, etc.) and services that are necessary for the production of other ecosystem services (e.g. primary production, nutrient cycling, and water cycling). (Source: Millenium Ecosystem Assessment, 2005, Island Press, Washington D.C.)
Broader: ecosystem management
Narrower: payment for ecosystem service
Concept URI: https://www.informea.org/en/terms/ecosystem-service
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Multilateral environment agreements tagged with ecosystem service
You can see below a list of multilateral environment agreements. Use the links on the right to view the content tagged with ecosystem service. This includes official treaty texts, decisions, recommendations, and other related informational documents such as publications, annuals, meetings, documents or reports.
|Basel Convention||7 documents|
|Convention on Migratory Species||1 document|
|Stockholm Convention||1 document|
|Carpathian Convention||1 article or paragraph|
|United Nations Environment Assembly||4 decisions|