Restoring nature's capital: an action agenda to sustain ecosystem services

The Millennium Ecosystem Assessment (MA) is a ground-breaking study on how humans have altered ecosystems, and how changes in ecosystem services affect human well-being, both now and in the future. Integrating findings at the local, regional, global scales and from alternative intellectual traditions, the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment presents a stark account of the mismanagement of these services. Using the assessment as its backdrop, "Restoring Nature's Capital' proposes an action agenda for business, governments, and civil society to reverse ecosystem degradation.