Understanding the social distribution of ecosystem services in England
Resources in support of a webinar taking place 1 - 2 pm on 30th March 2017.
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See the research note entitled Social Equity and Ecosystem Services in England produced for the Ecosystems Knowledge Network.
Links to literature on this topic (kindly provided by Karen Mullin)
- Ernstson, H. (2013) The social production of ecosystem services: A framework for studying environmental justice and ecological complexity in urbanized landscapes. Landscape and Urban Planning, 109, 7-17.
- Wolch, J.R., Byrne, J. & Newell, J.P. (2014) Urban green space, public health and environmental justice: The challenge of making cities ‘just green enough’. Landscape and Urban Planning, 125, 234-244.
Example of mapping the social distribution of an ecosystem service
- Escobedo, F. & Nowak, D.J. (2009) Spatial heterogeneity and air pollution removal by an urban forest. Landscape and Urban Planning, 90, 102-110.
Examples of UK research on inequality and the natural environment
- Allen, J. & Balfour, R. (2014) Natural solutions for tackling health inequalities. UCL Institute of Health Equity.
- CABEspace (2010) Community green: using local spaces to tackle inequality and improve health. London: CABE.
Journal paper (not open access):
- Barbosa, O. et al. (2007) Who benefits from access to green space? A case study from Sheffield, UK. Landscape and Urban Planning, 83, 187-195.