Analysis of ecosystem services as a tool in the development of local environmental protection programs
 
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Wydział Budownictwa i Inżynierii Środowiska, Szkoła Główna Gospodarstwa Wiejskiego w Warszawie, ul. Ciszewskiego 6, 02-776 Warszawa
Publish date: 2018-10-01
 
Inż. Ekolog. 2018; 5:83–90
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Ecosystem services have been identified as an instrument supporting the assessment of the effects of municipalities' activities on environmental protection. The analysis uses the matrix of ecosystem services, which allows the assessment of activities in three selected municipalities in the field of water management according to the state before the implementation of tasks recommended by Environmental Protection Programs, after its implementation and according to the final benefit for a given type of service. Additional information about the trends of environmental services provided was received. Analysis of changes in ecosystem services is a comprehensive approach that can prevent activities that violate ecological safety. Multilevel education of realizing the economic and social meaning of changes in suppling in ecosystem services is indispensable.
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Edyta Aleksandra Hewelke   
Wydział Budownictwa i Inżynierii Środowiska, Szkoła Główna Gospodarstwa Wiejskiego w Warszawie, ul. Ciszewskiego 6, 02-776 Warszawa