The paper highlights the findings of a study tracing changes to productive resources of ecosystems over a period of 50 years from selected ecosystems in Indonesia, China and Japan, and trace the dependence of well-being of local populations on the ecosystems for the same time period.
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Suneetha, M.S, Joeni S.R, Shoyama, K., Lu, X., Thapa, S. & Braimoh, A. 2011. An indicator-based integrated assessment of ecosystem change and human-wellbeing: Selected case studies from Indonesia, China and Japan. Ecological Economics 70: 2124-2136.