There is an ever-increasing amount of news and initiatives on natural capital accounting around the world. Here is a collection of the latest feature stories, publications and multimedia in our field.

Building a Better Understanding of Links Between Biodiversity and the Economy
WAVES spoke with Steven King of UNEP about his species accounting work and the links between species, sustainability and the economy.
Frank Hawkins of IUCN spoke with the WAVES team about natural capital as a theme at the World Conservation Congress, the largest gathering of environmentalists.
The ESAforD program, led by the Swedish EPA and collaborating with WAVES, is looking at natural water purification, pollination, and urban green open spaces.

Partner Countries

WAVES is a global partnership with collaboration among different actors at global, national and subnational levels. The major categories of engagement in the WAVES Global Partnership are: core implementing countries (highlighted on map), contributing donor partners,  and participating partners.

Country mapPhilippinesRwandaMadagascarIndonesiaGuatemalaCosta RicaColombiaBotswana

In Depth

The latest reports and studies highlighting natural capital accounting.

WAVES Annual Report 2016
WAVES has made an impact in the first set of countries, which have established accounts and committed resources to NCA.
Technical Report
Managing Coasts with Natural Solutions
Guidelines for measuring and valuing the coastal protection services of mangroves and coral reefs.
Natural Capital Stories
Natural Capital Accounting in Action
This series shows how the accounts have been used in countries to inform policies and translate into action on the ground.