Regional Scale Prioritisation for Key Ecosystem Services, Renewable Energy Production and Urban Development

  title={Regional Scale Prioritisation for Key Ecosystem Services, Renewable Energy Production and Urban Development},
  author={Stefano Casalegno and Jonathan Bennie and Richard Inger and Kevin J. Gaston and Rafael D. Loyola},
  booktitle={PloS one},
Although the importance of addressing ecosystem service benefits in regional land use planning and decision-making is evident, substantial practical challenges remain. In particular, methods to identify priority areas for the provision of key ecosystem services and other environmental services (benefits from the environment not directly linked to the function of ecosystems) need to be developed. Priority areas are locations which provide disproportionally high benefits from one or more service… CONTINUE READING
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