Urban ecosystem Services in Latin America: mismatch between global concepts and regional realities?

@article{Dobbs2018UrbanES,
  title={Urban ecosystem Services in Latin America: mismatch between global concepts and regional realities?},
  author={C. Dobbs and F. Escobedo and N. Clerici and F. Barrera and A. Eleut{\'e}rio and I. MacGregor-Fors and Sonia Reyes-Paecke and Alexis V{\'a}squez and Jorge Danilo Zea Cama{\~n}o and H. J. Hern{\'a}ndez},
  journal={Urban Ecosystems},
  year={2018},
  volume={22},
  pages={173-187}
}
Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) is one of the most urbanized and biologically diverse regions in the world but is often characterized by weak environmental governance and socioeconomic inequalities. Given large expanses of intact biomes, a long history of pre-Colombian civilizations, and recent urbanization trends, the urban ecosystem services (UES) concept has the potential to address issues of well-being for its citizens. We review relevant regional and global literature and use expert… Expand

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