• 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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. ...
    • 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 ...
    • Operationalising ecosystem services: advancing knowledge on natural and cultural capital 

      Furman, Eeva; Barton, David Nicholas; Harrison, Paula A.; Kopperoinen, Leena; Mederly, Peter; Perez-Soba, Marta; Potschin, Marion; Saarikoski, Heli; Schleyer, Christian; Smith, Alison; Watt, Allan; Young, Juliette; Kelemen, Eszter; Gomez-Baggethun, Erik (Chapter, 2018)
      contact with nature induces many different feelings, both positive and negative. on the negative side, people can suffer from allergies from flowering plants, many insect species can cause physical harm or spread disease ...
    • Resilience of small-scale societies: a view from drylands 

      Balbo, Andrea Luca; Gomez-Baggethun, Erik; Salpeteur, Matthieu; Puy, Arnald; Biargetti, Stefano; Scheffran, Jürgen (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      To gain insights on long-term social-ecological resilience, we examined adaptive responses of small-scale societies to dryland-related hazards in different regions and chronological periods, spanning from the mid-Holocene ...
    • Selecting methods for ecosystem service assessment: A decision tree approach 

      Harrison, Paula A.; Dunford, Robert; Barton, David Nicholas; Kelemen, Eszter; Martín-López, Berta; Norton, Lisa; Termansen, Mette; Saarikoski, Heli; Hendriks, Kees; Gomez-Baggethun, Erik; Czúcz, Balint; García-Llorente, Marina; Howard, David; Jacobs, Sander; Karlsen, Martin; Kopperoinen, Leena; Madsen, Andes; Rusch, Graciela; van Eupen, Michiel; Verweij, Peter; Smith, Ron; Tuomasjukka, Diana; Zulian, Grazia (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)