Experimental Biodiversity Accounting as a component of the System of Environmental-Economic Accounting Experimental Ecosystem Accounting (SEEA-EEA)

The System of Environmental-Economic Accounting 2012 Experimental Ecosystem Accounting (SEEA-EEA) provides a framework to measure and link ecosystem service flows supported by biodiversity and other ecosystem characteristics (e.g. soil type, altitude) with the economy and other human activities.Biodiversityaccounting is one of a number of thematic accounting themes in the SEEA-EEA framework.Biodiversity accounting, can help understand the relationship between biodiversity and economic development and planning activity by cutting across this data in a spatially explicit manner.Accounting for aspects of biodiversity is complex and as such experimentation of biodiversity accounting by countries is less advanced than water or carbon accounting.

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