ESPA Impact: Unearthing history, preventing disaster
|Year of Publication||2013|
|Type of Publication||Impact Story|
Ecosystems under human pressure can undergo dramatic, irreversible shifts, including the collapse of essential services such as water quality or soil stability.
Long-term regional records of ecological and economic change can inform development planning. Read about an ESPA project that produced Ecosystem Services Indices for the lower Yangtze Basin that did just that.
Featured image courtesy Curt Carnemark / World Bank ©