Ecosystem services are the benefits that humans derive from ecosystems. Recently, the importance of research into ecosystem services has been widely recognized, and many advances are being made in the field. Additionally, in recent decades, humans have been changing the world’s ecosystems more than ever before to satisfy growing demands for food, freshwater, timber, fiber, fuel and minerals. Ecosystems are being degraded and depleted, especially in urbanizing areas and other regions in which nature is being disturbed, such as where land with natural uses is being converted rapidly to human-dominated land uses. Read More….
Citation: Lin YP (2012) Sustainability of Ecosystem Services in a Changing World. J Ecosyst Ecogr 2:e111. doi:10.4172/2157-7625.1000e111
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