Mapping Ecosystem Services In Lithuania (LINESAM)
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Katarzyna Miksa is a research scientist working to map ecosystem services in Lithuania.

                       

Mapping Ecosystem Services In Lithuania (LINESAM)

Nature plays an important role in human activities. It is considered an important capital and is crucial for the development of the economy and social wellbeing. Nature capital is the base of human existence, however, this value has not been considered in national wealth. Ecosystem services (ES) are defined by the benefits that ecosystems provide to humans (MA, 2005). They are divided as provisioning, regulating, and cultural ES. Provisioning ES are the products obtained from the ecosystems such as food,...

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