Appealing examples of Ecosystem Services

To raise awareness and visibility for biodiversity appealing examples of ecosystem services are needed. This can be used for e.g. speeches and other communications.


The government wants to raise awareness and visibility of biodiversity and the functions and values ​​of biodiversity increase. By making examples of ecosystem services quickly accessible to ministers and policy makers, they can better carry out government policy with regard to biodiversity.

Goal of this project is to describe a comprehensive "stock" of examples that are easily accessible to ministers and their policy staff, for use in speeches, policy papers, and other communications. Results are appealing text book examples of ecosystem services on the following aspects:

A. Sustainable agriculture
B. Physical Security
C. Climate (CO2 conservation)
D. health
E. social security
F. general