by Tim Lenton

Starting Time July 8, 2019

English
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Abstract

Discover the many ways that we benefit from the natural world through ecosystem services.

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Explore how we value the natural world

There are many services that ecosystems provide that we never even consider, until we destroy them. Natural ecosystems help alleviate flooding, improve food security and protect our coastlines. Yet we consistently replace these ecosystems with manmade alternatives. If we put a price on nature, will it help us to protect these important ecosystems? And is it morally right to put a price on nature? Get answers with this course that uses an interdisciplinary approach to explore the ins and outs of how we value nature.

This course is for anyone interested in nature and the environment, you don’t need any past experience.

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