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Millennium Ecosystem Assessment
Uploaded on Tuesday 21 Feb 2012
Number of ecosystem services enhanced or degraded by 2050
Philippe Rekacewicz, Emmanuelle Bournay, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
100% degradation means that all the services in the category were degraded in 2050 compared with 2000, while 50% improvement could mean that three out of six services were enhanced and the rest were unchanged or that four out of six were enhanced and one was degraded. The total number of services evaluated for each category was six provisioning services, nine regulating services, and five cultural services.