• A new valuation school: Integrating diverse values of nature in resource and land use decisions 

      Jacobs, Sander; Dendoncker, Nicolas; Martín-López, Berta; Barton, David Nicholas; Gomez-Baggethun, Erik; Boeraeve, Fanny; McGrath, Francesca L.; Vierikko, Kati; Geneletti, Davide; Sevecke, Katharina J.; Pipart, Nathalie; Primmer, Eeva; Mederly, Peter; Schmidt, Stefan; Aragão, Alexandra; Baral, Himlal; Bark, Rosalind H.; Briceno, Tania; Brogna, Delphine; Cabral, Pedro; Vreese, Rik De; Liquete, Camino; Mueller, Hannah; Peh, Kelvin S.-H.; Phelan, Anna; Rincón, Alexander R.; Rogers, Shannon H.; Turkelboom, Francis; Reeth, Wouter Van; Zanten, Boris T. van; Wam, Hilde Karine; Washbourn, Carla-Leanne (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      We are increasingly confronted with severe social and economic impacts of environmental degradation all over the world. From a valuation perspective, environmental problems and conflicts originate from trade-offs between ...
    • Assessing the potential of regulating ecosystem services as nature-based solutions in urban areas 

      Baró, Francesc; Gomez-Baggethun, Erik (Chapter, 2017)
      Mounting research assesses the provision of regulating ecosystem services by green infrastructure in urban areas, but the extent to which these services can offer effective nature-based solutions for addressing urban climate ...
    • Biodiversity policy beyond economic growth 

      Otero, Iago; Farrell, Katharine N.; Pueyo, Salvador; Kallis, Giorgos; Kehoe, Laura; Haberl, Helmut; Plutzar, Christoph; Hobson, Peter; Garcia-Marquez, Jaime; Rodríguez-Labajos, Beatriz; Martin, Jean-Louis; Erb, Karl-Heinz; Schindler, Stefan; Nielsen, Jonas; Skorin, Teuta; Settele, Josef; Essl, Franz; Gomez-Baggethun, Erik; Brotons, Lluis; Rabitsch, Wolfgang; Schneider, Francois; Pe'er, Guy (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Increasing evidence—synthesized in this paper—shows that economic growth contributes to biodiversity loss via greater resource consumption and higher emissions. Nonetheless, a review of international biodiversity and ...
    • Capturing cultural values though participatory mapping, a contribution to ecosystem valuation : the case of Oslo’s peri-urban forests, Norway 

      Steder, Gavin (Master thesis, 2017)
      Although ecosystem service valuations have become common within the policy and research communities as a support tool for land management decisions, cultural ecosystem services lack the same representation in ecosystem ...
    • Changes in ecosystem services from wetland loss and restoration: An ecosystem assessment of the Danube Delta (1960–2010) 

      Gomez-Baggethun, Erik; Tudor, Marian; Dorofthei, Mihai; Covaliov, Silviu; Năstase, Aurel; Onără, Dalia-Florentina; Mierlă, Marian; Marinov, Mihai; Doroșencu, Alexandru-Cătălin; Lupu, Gabriel; Teodorof, Liliana; Tudor, Iuliana-Mihaela; Köhler, Berit; Museth, Jon; Aronsen, Eivind; Johnsen, Stein Ivar; Ibram, Orhan; Marin, Eugenia; Crăciun, Anca; Cioacă, Eugenia (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Deltaic flood plains provide critically important ecosystem services, including food production, fresh water, flood control, nutrient cycling, spiritual values and opportunities for recreation. Despite growing recognition ...
    • Combining basic and maximum income for social and ecological sustainability 

      Cigna, Pietro (Master thesis, 2019)
      The current growth-addicted economic system is neither socially, nor ecologically sustainable. Inequalities are rising worldwide, while the conditions necessary to support seven to ten billion people on planet Earth are ...
    • Ecologizar la Economía o economizar la Ecología: controversias y desafíos en torno a la valoración de los servicios de los ecosistemas 

      Gomez-Baggethun, Erik (Journal article, 2018)
      En esta presentación se aborda el divorcio entre Economía y Ecología, las implicaciones de esta separación para entender la crisis ambiental y para la búsqueda de soluciones a dicha crisis. Se hace un recorrido sintético ...
    • Ecosystem Services and Cultural Values as Building Blocks for ‘The Good life’. A Case Study in the Community of Røst, Lofoten Islands, Norway 

      Kaltenborn, Bjørn Petter; Linnell, John Durrus; Gomez-Baggethun, Erik; Lindhjem, Henrik; Thomassen, Jørn; Chan, Kai M. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      We examined the contribution of natural capital and social capital through the notion of cultural ecosystem services to shaping human well-being in the fishing community of Røst in the Lofoten Islands in Northern Norway. ...
    • Environmental justice and outdoor recreation opportunities: A spatially explicit assessment in Oslo Metropolitan area, Norway 

      Suárez, Marta; Barton, David Nicholas; Cimburova, Zofie; Gomez-Baggethun, Erik; Onaindia, Miren (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Urban and peri-urban green Space provides multiple recreation opportunities With important benefits for physical and psychological well-being, but access to these benefits is often unequally distributed. Various methodologies ...
    • Exploring intrinsic, instrumental, and relational values for sustainable management of social-ecological systems 

      Arias-Arévalo, Paola; Martín-López, Berta; Gomez-Baggethun, Erik (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      The values (i.e., importance) that people place on ecosystems have been identified as a crucial dimension of sustainable management of social-ecological systems. Recently, the call for integrating plural values of ecosystems ...
    • From concepts to real-world applications Integrated assessment and valuation of ecosystem services. Guidelines and experiences 

      Dunford, Robert; Gomez-Baggethun, Erik; Jacobs, Sander; Kelemen, Eszter; Martín-López, Berta (Research report, 2017)
      As the ecosystemservice concept has become more widely recognised, so the number of biophysical, socio-cultural and monetary methods available to assess ecosystem services has increased. There is relatively little guidance ...
    • Hidden socio-environmental costs of free trade : the case of shrimp pre-processing industry in Kerala, India 

      Brozova, Eva Antonie (Master thesis, 2018)
      This thesis examines the relation between free trade and socio-environmental costs, which are due to their less visible character and difficulty to be captured excluded from accounting. On the background of emerging trade ...
    • Home garden ecosystem services valuation through a gender lens: A case study in the Catalan Pyrenees 

      Calvet-Mir, Laura; March, Hugo; Corbacho-Monné, Daniel; Gomez-Baggethun, Erik; Reyes-García, Victoria (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      Ecosystem services have become a critical issue in the environmental literature, however knowledge on whether women and men similarly value ecosystem services is still nascent. We aim at advancing the understanding of ...
    • Institutional challenges in putting ecosystem service knowledge in practice 

      Saarikoski, Heli; Primmer, Eeva; Saarela, Sanna-Riikka; Antunes, Paula; Aszalós, Réka; Baró, Francesc; Berry, Pam; Blanko, Gemma Garcia; Gomez-Baggethun, Erik; Carvalho, Laurence; Dick, Jan; Dunford, Robert; Hanzu, Mihail; Harrison, Paula A.; Izakovicova, Zita; Kertész, Miklós; Kopperoinen, Leena; Köhler, Berit; Langemeyer, Johannes; Lapola, David Montenegro; Liquete, Camino; Luque, Sandra; Mederly, Peter; Niemela, Jari; Palomo, Ignacio; Pastur, Guillermo Martinéz; Peri, Pablo Luis; Preda, Elena; Priess, Jörg A.; Santos, Rui; Schleyer, Christian; Turkelboom, Francis; Vadineanu, Angheluta; Verheyden, Wim; Vikström, Suvi; Young, Juliette (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      The promise that ecosystem service assessments will contribute to better decision-making is not yet proven. We analyse how knowledge on ecosystem services is actually used to inform land and water management in 22 case ...
    • Insurance value of green infrastructure in and around cities 

      Green, Tom L.; Kronenberg, Jakub; Andersson, Erik; Elmqvist, Thomas; Gomez-Baggethun, Erik (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      The combination of climate change and urbanization projected to occur until 2050 poses new challenges for land-use planning, not least in terms of reducing urban vulnerability to hazards from projected increases in the ...
    • Integrated assessment and valuation of ecosystem services. Guidelines and experiences 

      Dunford, Robert; Gomez-Baggethun, Erik; Jacobs, Sander; Kelemen, Eszter; Martín-López, Berta (Research report, 2017)
      As the ecosystem service concept has become more widely recognised, so the number of biophysical, socio-cultural and monetary methods available to assess ecosystem services has increased. There is relatively little guidance ...
    • Long-term community responses to droughts in the early modern period: the case study of Terrassa, Spain 

      Grau-Satorras, Mar; Otero, Iago; Gomez-Baggethun, Erik; Reyes-García, Victoria (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      New challenges posed by global environmental change have motivated scholars to pay growing attention to historical long-term strategies to deal with climate extremes. We aim to understand long-term trends in community ...
    • Multi-criteria decision analysis and cost-benefit analysis: comparing alternative frameworks for integrated valuation of ecosystem services 

      Saarikoski, Heli; Mustajoki, Jyri; Barton, David Nicholas; Geneletti, Davide; Langemeyer, Johannes; Gomez-Baggethun, Erik; Marttunen, Mika; Antunes, Paula; Keune, Hans; Santos, Rui (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis (MCDA) methods has been promoted as an alternative approach to monetary economic valuation of ecosystem services in Cost-Benefit Analysis framework (CBA). We discuss the potential of MCDA ...
    • Multilevel processes and cultural adaptation: examples from past and present small-scale societies 

      Reyes-Garcia, Victoria; Balbo, Andrea Luca; Gomez-Baggethun, Erik; Gueze, Maximilien; Mesoudi, Alex; Richerson, Peter J.; Rubio-Campillo, Xavier; Ruiz-Mallén, Isabel; Shennan, Stephen. J. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      The last two decades have seen a proliferation of research frameworks that emphasise the importance of understanding adaptive processes that happen at different levels. We contribute to this growing body of literature by ...
    • Off-stage ecosystem service burdens: A blind spot for global sustainability 

      Pascual, Unai; Palomo, Ignacio; Adams, William M.; Chan, Kai M A; Daw, Tim M; Garmendia, Eneko; Gomez-Baggethun, Erik; de Groot, Rudolf S.; Mace, Georgina M.; Martín-López, Berta; Phelps, Jacob (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      The connected nature of social-ecological systems has never been more apparent than in today's globalized world. The ecosystem service framework and associated ecosystem assessments aim to better inform the science–policy ...