Table 11. Reactions to the new indicators.


Indicators
Participants
Indicators of changing ecosystem services* Use and decision criteria indicators*
Local population + + + + +
Park manager + + + + +
Social scientist + + + +
Natural scientist + + + +


*The number of “+” relates to the degree of satisfaction expressed by participants when the “state of biodiversity indicators” and the “use indicators” were detailed in restitutions.
+ – this type of indicator is not reliable for managing social–ecological interactions
++ – this type of indicator provides an effective tool for managing social–ecological interactions, but raises some questions about implementing them
+++ – this type of indicator provides an original new tool for managing social–ecological interactions