The concept of ecosystem service assessment


What is my benefit from the meadow? This is the question we should ask if we look at the grassland from the anthropocentric or ecosystem services based perspective. Even thought, grassland ecosystem provides humans with public goods (or services) that serves people existence (e.g. water, food, CO2 absorption, pollination), it is  difficult to understand the […]

Soil is speaking


BEFORE you ever walked on earth, I stood here. After you are gone, will I remain? I have marked the years since before anyone can remember with the boom of bitterns in spring, the coming and going of cranes with the seasons. Summer after summer, the air above me has buzzed and flashed with moths […]