Why are the fundamental ecosystems services largely taken for granted?

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Editor">Editor Staff asked 4 months ago

Why are the fundamental ecosystems services largely taken for granted?
 
(a) Because they are expensive
 
(b) Because they are free
 
(c) Because they are exploited
 
(d) Because they are highly-priced
 
I had been asked this question in unit test.
 
My question is taken from Ecosystem Services in chapter Ecosystem of Biology – Class 12

1 Answers
Editor">Editor Staff answered 4 months ago

Right option is (b) Because they are free
 
The best I can explain: Ecological services are said to be the products of ecosystem processes. The base for economic, environmental and aesthetic goods and services is a healthy ecosystem. Since these services are free they are highly taken for granted.