Understanding the social distribution of ecosystem services in England
Resources in support of a webinar which took place on 30th March 2017.
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.