Ecosystem services (ES) need to be included in policy to minimise damage to ecosystems and to ensure sustainable supply of these essential services for human well-being. To achieve this, integration of ES is required at all levels of governance and across multiple policy sectors.
Download a PDF of the OPERAs Policy Brief
How is ecosystem services included in policy?
Links and resources
- Policy information on the OPERAs website
- Pan European Policy exemplar
- Multi-scale implementation of environmental policy in Scotland Case Study
Webinar: Natural capital and ecosystem services in research, policy and practice
The second in the six-part series of OPERAs' webinars, took place on Monday 18 September 2017. You can watch the recording of the webinar below or on the Oppla YouTube channel.