The UK National Ecosystem Assessment: what now?
Mark Everard; Robert Ashcroft
This issue of environmental SCIENTIST summarises the scope and outcomes of the UK National Ecosystem Assessment and the subsequent Follow-on report. The overall UK NEA programme has made a promising start, one that is incumbent on all of us now to advance to secure future wellbeing.
- A unique resource – the UK NEA - Mark Everard
- Why assess the state of UK ecosystems and trends in the delivery of ecosystem services? - Steve Albon
- Evolving a conceptual framework to explore the links between human wellbeing and the environment - Steve Albon, Kerry Turner
- The case for a Natural Capital Asset Check - Ian Dickie and Sarah Krisht
- Realising the economic value of ecosystems - Mark Everard
- Costal and marine ecosystems services - Jonathan P. Atkins, Daryl Burdon, Michael Elliott, Marije Schaafsma, Kerry Turner
- Cultural ecosystems services: stretching out the concept - Robert Fish, Andrew Church
- Talking account of the shared and cultural values of ecosystems services - Jasper O. Kenter, Mark S. Reed
- Scenarios research under the UK NEAFO - Roy Haines-Young, Jamie Tratalos, Marion Potschin, Mark Everard
- Response options: incorporating the Ecosystems Approach into robust and adaptable decision-making - Mark Everard, Iain Brown
- Mainstreaming ecosystems science into policy and decision-making - Alister Scott
- Communicating with plural audiences - Mark Everard