The ecosystem-service chain and the biological diversity crisis

  title={The ecosystem-service chain and the biological diversity crisis},
  author={Harold Mooney},
  booktitle={Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences},
The losses that are being incurred of the Earth's biological diversity, at all levels, are now staggering. The trend lines for future loss are steeply upward as new adverse drivers of change come into play. The political processes for matching this crisis are now inadequate and the science needs to address this issue are huge and slow to fulfil, even though strong advances have been made. A more integrated approach to evaluating biodiversity in terms that are meaningful to the larger community… CONTINUE READING