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Ten Years After The Millennium Ecosystem Assessment: A Global Perspective On Water Ecosystem Services

Author(s): Water World Congress - Special Session
World Water Congress 2015 Edinburgh Scotland
Special session 40: Ten Years After The Millennium Ecosystem Assessment
Author(s):
Water World Congress - Special Session convened by Julia Martin-Ortega, Robert C. Ferrier & Iain J. Gordon Edinburgh, 27th May 2015

Oral:

Abstract
'Millennium Ecosystem Assessment launched in 2001 to ‘assess the consequences of ecosystem change for human well-being and the scientific basis for action needed to enhance the conservation and sustainable use of those systems’
 
Main findings (2005):  Over the past 50 years, humans have changed ecosystems more rapidly and extensively than in any comparable period of time.

 

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