05 July 2013
Vol 341, Issue 6141

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COVER Aerial view of farmland, Epping Forest, and the city of London. Landscapes such as this one produce important ecosystem services, but minor increases in marketed goods often cause major losses in the value of those services. This situation can be reversed by combining science and economics in a comprehensive approach to target improvements in the natural environment. See page 45. Photo: Andrew Holt/Alamy