Ecological service

Updated on 13/07/2018
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Direct or indirect benefit that man obtains from nature. Ecosystems, and more generally biodiversity, support and provide many services, called ecological or ecosystem services, which are sometimes classified as common and/or public good, often vital or useful services to human beings, other species and economic activities. These services include the self-maintaining services, supply services, regulating services and cultural services.  

According to Millennium Ecosystem Assessment (MEA)
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