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Table 2 Components of human well-being and their indicators (based on MA 2005)

From: Users or producers of ecosystem services? A scenario exercise for integrating conservation and reindeer herding in northeast Finland

Components of well-being Indicators used in the case study
Freedom of choice Participation vs. determining the option(s) (e.g. can herders choose to continue their livelihood).
Material basis for life Possibilities for income for reindeer herders.
Social relations Ability to continue traditional herding which is embedded with social practises; possible new social relations.