Benefits of constructed wetland ecosystem services worth more than double the costs
New research on the economics of ecosystem services has confirmed that the benefits of ecosystem services provided by constructed wetlands outweigh the costs of maintaining them.
The study assessed the effectiveness of a large constructed wetland that treats the third largest lake in Florida (Lake Apopka), US, shows that it provides ecosystem services worth $1.79 (£1.19) million per year, against costs of less than half that figure. Please follow this link to read the abstract.
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