Ecosystem Services

"A set of functions fulfilled by aquatic and related terrestrial ecosystems of a watercourse while they remain in a more or less natural state. Ecosystem services include economic, social and cultural benefits." (United Nations Publications, 2013) 

Sources

United Nations Publications. "Glossary of Shared Water Resources (English-Arabic): Technical, Socioeconomic and Legal Terminology." (2013). DOI:https://dx.doi.org/10.18356/70b462ce-en