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1 November 2015 Mechanisms for Realizing the Economic Values of Ecosystem Services
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The fact that ecosystem services have values that can be quantified has been widely accepted in recent years. Part of the economic values of ecosystem services have been realized partly by ecological compensation of fiscal transfer payments at different levels, trade and consumption of leisure tourism and ecological products, and carbon sequestration forest funds sponsored by non-governmental capital. However, it remains difficult to realize the economic value of ecosystem services as industrial products and support the coordinated and sustainable development of nature, economy and society. To reveal the role of ecological compensation, consumption of biological products, leisure tourism and ecosystem services trading in realizing the economic values of ecosystem services, we analyzed the composition, transfer and consumption pattern of ecosystem services. In order to provide theoretical and technological support for inter-regional ecological compensation, ecosystem service industry development and ecosystem services trade, the concept of ecosystem services credit and key problems with ecosystem services trading are proposed.

Zhang Changshun, Liu Chunlan, and Li Na "Mechanisms for Realizing the Economic Values of Ecosystem Services," Journal of Resources and Ecology 6(6), 412-419, (1 November 2015). https://doi.org/10.5814/j.issn.1674-764x.2015.06.009
Received: 28 October 2015; Accepted: 23 November 2015; Published: 1 November 2015
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