On the Changing Relationship between Ecosystem Services Continuance and Sustainability

Authored by: Tim O’Riordan

Routledge Handbook of Ecosystem Services

Print publication date:  January  2016
Online publication date:  January  2016

Print ISBN: 9781138025080
eBook ISBN: 9781315775302
Adobe ISBN:

10.4324/9781315775302-54

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Abstract

In the parable of the talents (Matthew 25:14–30), the Master (representing wealth creation) gives three of his servants 10, two, and a single talent (a measure of money) to do what they like with their Master’s bounty. The first two invest in banks and fields and double their “talentage.” The third makes an interesting observation before placing his talent in the ground.

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