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Abstract The water purification functions of forests represent one of the most frequently invoked examples of nonmarket ecosystem services that are economically valuable. This study quantifies the…

31 March 2022 | Peer Reviewed | China

Water quality amelioration is one of the key ecosystem services provided by forests in the catchment areas of water supply systems. In this study, we applied random effect models and the least…

2 February 2022 | Peer Reviewed | South Africa

Abstract Urban green spaces increase population wellbeing because they provide for recreational possibilities, as well as with many other benefits that are not related with direct use, like air…

9 August 2021 | Peer Reviewed | Central America

Highlights • Avoiding 1% of catchment's forest loss reduces chemicals use by 0.026% in Costa Rica. • Improving the turbidity by 1% decreases 0.005% aluminum sulfate needed at the water plants. • The…

1 June 2021 | Peer Reviewed | Central America

Abstract Considering rapid urbanization worldwide, the concern is growing that the resulting loss of green space affects welfare negatively. This study assesses how implicit prices of green amenities…

1 June 2021 | Peer Reviewed | Sweden

Recreational opportunities and amenities are important human-use services generated by urban open spaces. However, empirical evidences on the magnitude of monetary values of these services are hardly…

30 July 2021 | Peer Reviewed | South Africa

Abstract This study investigates the nexus between urban air pollution and residents’ preferences for greenspace. The two environmental issues could be linked through people’s general tastes for…

1 June 2021 | Peer Reviewed | China

Abstract Clean water is not only the product of expensive treatment technology but also of upstream ecosystems. Yet, the effect of land use on downstream water quality is poorly understood. We…

2 June 2021 | Peer Reviewed | Sweden

This study was carried out to design an incentive payment for an ecosystem services (IPES) scheme in the Baitadi Town Water Supply and Sanitation Project of Nepal. The main intention behind the…

1 May 2020 | Peer Reviewed | India

Despite the importance of naturally available wild pollination ecosystem services in enhancing sub-Saharan African smallholder farms’ productivity, their values to actual farming systems remain…

14 March 2019 | Report | Tanzania