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Ecosystem Services Review for Impact Assessment: Introduction and Guide to Scoping

Ecosystem Services Review for Impact Assessment: Introduction and Guide to Scoping

Florence Landsberg, Suzanne Ozment, Mercedes Stickler, Norbert Henninger, Jo Treweek, Orlando Venn, & Greg Mock

Regulators and performance standards are increasingly require environmental & social impact assessments to consider ecosystem services, but to date there is a dearth of guidance on how to do so. This working paper offers a framework and step-by-step guidance for practitioners conducting an "Ecosystem Services Review for Impact Assessment." The paper includes an introduction to the framework and the scoping stage of impact assessment; a second working paper, "Ecosystem Services Review for Impact Assessment: Guide to Impact Analysis and Mitigation" covers later stages of assessment.

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Release Date2011
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