Cost-effectiveness of dryland forest restoration evaluated by spatial analysis of ecosystem services.

@article{Birch2010CosteffectivenessOD,
  title={Cost-effectiveness of dryland forest restoration evaluated by spatial analysis of ecosystem services.},
  author={Jennifer Birch and Adrian C. Newton and Claudia Alvarez Aquino and Elena Cantarello and Cristian M Echeverria and Thomas Kitzberger and Ignacio Schiappacasse and Natalia Tejedor Garavito},
  journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America},
  year={2010},
  volume={107 50},
  pages={21925-30}
}
Although ecological restoration is widely used to combat environmental degradation, very few studies have evaluated the cost-effectiveness of this approach. We examine the potential impact of forest restoration on the value of multiple ecosystem services across four dryland areas in Latin America, by estimating the net value of ecosystem service benefits under different reforestation scenarios. The values of selected ecosystem services were mapped under each scenario, supported by the use of a… CONTINUE READING
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