This report shows that in the Gulf of California, fisheries landings are positively related to the local abundance of mangroves and, in particular, to the productive area in the mangrove-water fringe that is used as nursery and/or feeding grounds by many commercial species.
Ecosystem accounting seeks to provide a better understanding of what ecosystems provide in terms of both market and non-market goods and services and what attributes of ecosystems are crucial for maintaining these flows of value to society.
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Wealth Accounting and the Valuation of Ecosystem Services (WAVES) is a World Bank-led global partnership that aims to promote sustainable development by ensuring that natural resources are mainstreamed in development planning and national economic accounts.