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Published: 27 August 2020

240 Pages


ISBN: 9780198841661

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Natural Capital and Exploitation of the Deep Ocean

Edited by Maria Baker, Eva Ramirez-Llodra, and Paul Tyler

  • Provides the first authoritative, scientific overview of natural capital in the deep ocean, both from a global and regional perspective
  • Includes the relationship between deep-sea resources and protection of biodiversity and function in deep-sea systems, incorporating an ecosystem approach
  • Discusses the problems associated with cumulative impacts in the deep ocean including climate change and ocean acidification, as well as the social implications of deep-sea exploitation
  • Considers both direct and indirect natural capital (including regulatory services), emphasizing ocean and atmosphere integration

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