BE-28 :: Ecosystem approach

Ecosystem services can contribute to economic development and research on the ecosystem approach can help to grow awareness. Economic models should take more into account certain ecosystem related parameters like e.g. soil fertility or the pollination of crops.
Research questions:
Overlap of all four integrative themes
What kind of research is needed on the interface between biodiversity, ecosystem services, nature on the one hand and economic development on the other hand?
Impacts of land management
How to map the “trade off” between money or economic growth and ecosystem in a better way?