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Ecosystem Services

The Ecosystem Services Program focuses on ensuring that the environment can sustain future generations by helping public and private decision makers value the benefits natural ecosystems provide.
The Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions at Duke University improves environmental policymaking worldwide through objective, fact-based research to confront the climate crisis, clarify the economics of limiting carbon pollution, harness emerging environmental markets, put the value of nature's benefits on the balance sheet, develop adaptive water management approaches, and identify other strategies to attain community resilience.