Atlas of Ocean Wealth : Adding up the benefits - A bundle of values

Depending on your perspective, a coral reef may be a great fishing ground, a stunning dive location or lifesaving sea defense. All too often, we overlook the fact that it is all three. Much of our early work into modeling ecosystem services has focused on improving our understanding of the value of single services coming out of individual ecosystems. The real world is more complex, with many ecosystems in close proximity, each generating multiple benefits, but also interacting with each other, both ecologically and in terms of the social and economic benefits.

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