Habitat loss, trophic collapse, and the decline of ecosystem services.

  title={Habitat loss, trophic collapse, and the decline of ecosystem services.},
  author={Andrew P Dobson and David Lodge and Jackie Alder and Graeme S Cumming and Juan E Keymer and Jacquie McGlade and H. M. Mooney and James A. Rusak and Osvaldo E. Sala and Volkmar Wolters and Diana H Wall and Rachel Winfree and Marguerite A Xenopoulos},
  volume={87 8},
The provisioning of sustaining goods and services that we obtain from natural ecosystems is a strong economic justification for the conservation of biological diversity. Understanding the relationship between these goods and services and changes in the size, arrangement, and quality of natural habitats is a fundamental challenge of natural resource management. In this paper, we describe a new approach to assessing the implications of habitat loss for loss of ecosystem services by examining how… CONTINUE READING
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