Bioresources for Cultural Services

Yoram Krozer*, Maia Lordkipanidze

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

Bioresources contribute to the regulation of environmental qualities, provide energy, food, other materials; deliver cultural values that encompass basic resources for scientific, artistic, and educational inspiration; support esthetical, ethical, and spiritual behavior, as well as foster tranquility, relaxation, leisure, quality of life, and suchlike amenities. Although the consumption of bioresources is usually associated with the uses of materials, the consumption value of the non-material activities in cultural ecosystem services is fast growing in terms of scientific interest and economic development. They refer to spiritual enrichment, cognitive development, reflection, leisure and recreation, as well as ethical and esthetic experiences. Herewith, the uses of bioresources for health, tourism, and education are introduced with a focus on urban areas where most people in the world live.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEconomics of Bioresources
Subtitle of host publicationConcepts, Tools, Experiences
EditorsYoram Krozer, Michael Narodoslawsky
Place of PublicationCham
PublisherSpringer
Chapter13
Pages195-205
Number of pages11
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-030-14618-4
ISBN (Print)978-3-030-14617-7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 15 May 2019

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