Eco-System Services and Impact Assessments

We're catching up on our reading this week, and here's one report that particularly caught our eye. Take a look -- eco-system service valuation is only going to become more important in the future!

Weaving Ecosystem Services into Impact Assessment: A Step-by-Step Method

by Florence Landsberg, Mercedes Stickler, Norbert Henninger, Jo Treweek and Orlando Venn - October 2013

This report provides six steps to address project impacts and dependencies on ecosystem services as part of the environmental and social impact assessment process. These steps build on assessments routinely conducted by social and environmental practitioners to better reflect the interdependence between project, ecosystems, ecosystem services, and people.

Download it for free from the WRI Website.