A Crash Course in Ecosystem Services

FOUR WAYS WE BENEFIT FROM THE OCEAN

John Bohorquez
Oct 16, 2019 · 6 min read

Part two of a multi-part series on ocean and marine environments through an economic lens.

Ecosystem — “An ecosystem is a large community of living organisms (plants, animals, and microbes) in a particular area. The living and physical components are linked together through nutrient cycles and energy flows. Ecosystems are of any size, but usually they are in particular places.”