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Valuing the functionality of tropical ecosystems beyond carbon

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<mark>Journal publication date</mark>19/09/2023
<mark>Journal</mark>Trends in Ecology and Evolution
Publication StatusE-pub ahead of print
Early online date19/09/23
<mark>Original language</mark>English


Land-based carbon sequestration projects, such as tree planting, are a prominent strategy to offset carbon emissions. However, we risk reducing natural ecosystems to one metric - carbon. Emphasis on restoring ecosystems to balance ecosystem services, biodiversity conservation, and carbon sequestration is a more appropriate strategy to protect their functioning. [Abstract copyright: Copyright © 2023 The Authors. Published by Elsevier Ltd.. All rights reserved.]