A key theme to this year’s Future Earth Networking Conference is one of ecosystem services and the economics of biodiversity. As a brief introduction to these themes we have scoured the internet to bring you a crash course in youtube form of some of the key topics.
Introduction to ecosystem services (Ecosystem Services 101 with Hank)
“How do we value nature?” by Pavan Sukhdev
“Financial reform for a sustainable economy” by Pavan Sukhdev
“What’s needed to mainstream ecosystem services?” Stephen Polasky at Ecosystem Partnership Conference 2012
Biodiversity, Ecosystems, & Ecosystem Services: TEEB@YALE
For more talks see The Ecosystem Service Partnership youtube channel.
Image Credit: NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Carnegie Institution of Washington