Taking Social Responsibility in Using Ecosystem Services Concepts: Ethical Issues of Linking Ecosystems and Human Well-Being

  • Kurt JaxEmail author


Talking about ecosystem services is to talk about human relationships with nature, and about aspects of nature that humans value. The concept is thus at the interfaces of nature and society as well as of facts and values.


Justice Nature conservation Biodiversity Human well-being Values 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Conservation BiologyHelmholtz Centre for Environmental Research–UFZLeipzigGermany

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