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Human and nature in symbiosis

In recent years, ‘ecosystem services’ has become an increasingly common concept within the research community, as well as in municipalities, public authorities and industry. In simple terms, ecosystem services can be described as the benefits humans gain from nature’s ecosystems, for example regarding the food we eat, the air we breathe, purification of the water we drink, the bioenergy we use to heat our homes, the wood that is made into paper, houses and so on. The list is long and the value hard to estimate.
BECC

BECC, Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services in a Changing Climate, is one of Lund University’s strategic research areas, in which social sciences, economics and natural science combine research on issues related to ecosystem services and biodiversity in a changing climate. Read more about BECC in the digital research magazine Mission is possible

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14 November 2019

Thank you!

Thank you!
11 November 2019

Another type of forest management would provide greater values for society

Another type of forest management would provide greater values for society
6 November 2019

Broader view of blue carbon gives climate summit input

Broader view of blue carbon gives climate summit input
18 October 2019

Biodiversity leads to increased crop production

Biodiversity leads to increased crop production
18 October 2019

CEC affiliates with Marine Centre in Simrishamn for a collaboration on ocean and water research

CEC affiliates with Marine Centre in Simrishamn for a collaboration on ocean and water research

Centre for Environmental and Climate Research, CEC

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