Biosphere Earth is the composition of life and living ecosystems that make human life possible. This series, "The Value of Biosphere Earth", seeks to connect people of all backgrounds to a greater relationship with that reality by sharing synopses of current science. In this episode, Ecosystem Services, BioIntegrity founder/director Chris Searles shares a brief synopsis of the most valuable thing humans have: Earth's Ecosystem Services. So far this series has covered the history of Life and our Life-support system’s architecture. This podcast talks about what other Life does for us.
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Graphic of Ecosystem Services
Map of Earth’s vertebrate biodiversity concentrations on land. (Source)
Partial list of Ecosystem Services
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Biosphere Earth's rescue and ongoing integrity is our most urgent, essential, and powerful climate solution and economic priority. This series talks about why. Read the two paragraphs on Ecosystem Services here. This piece contains more than 60 academic citations. Read the essay version of this post.
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The music heard at beginning of this podcast comes from renown songwriter, Stephen Doster. Visit StephenDoster.com to hear more of his music.
Tommy Orange's first novel, There There, won the 2019 American Book Award, the PEN/Hemingway Award, and the John Leonard Prize. Learn more about There There here.