Our Balancing Act – The real value of ecosystems
A book revealing the economic and ecologic value of the planet’s forests and other ecosystems.
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Media

Our videos


This video presents an tree planting project in Ecuador in order to ensure the water supply to the city of Ibarra and the sequestration of carbon.


This video shows an interview with the chairman of an Indian community in the Ecuadorean Amazon. The discussion concentrates on the importance of forest conservation and the funds needed to do so. Payments for Ecosystem Services can be a provider of those funds.



Links


www.millenniumassessment.org


www.ecosystemvaluation.org/


www.unep.org/


www.ecosystemmarketplace.com 


Publications


COSTANZA, R., et al. (1997). The value of the world’s ecosystem services and natural capital. Nature, Vol. 387, pp. 253-260. Available from: http://www.uvm.edu/giee/publications/Nature_Paper.pdf


Inspiration


Watch this short film from We Are All One, it shares an Indigenous Native American Prophecy that links all of life and the future of our planet.