Ecosystem Services Report

Discussion Paper on Ecosystem Services for the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
Final Report.

Published July 2012

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  1. Introduction
  2. Terms of Reference
  3. Approach
  4. Issues, origins and definitions

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  5. Conceptual frameworks and typologies
  6. Application of an ‘ecosystem services approach'

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  7. Relationships between ecosystem services and biodiversity
  8. Dealing with multiple ecological processes and multiple benefits

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  9. Activities currently underway in Australia and overseas that seek to incorporate ecosystem services approaches into the management of natural resources  
  10. An example framework for the ecosystem services associated with Australian rural lands

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    Appendices pdf.gif PDF [1.9 MB]
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  11. Issues associated with implementation of an ecosystem services approach in Australia