Highlights

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.

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The biggest regional gathering on NCA brought together participants from 15 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean to discuss how to link accounts with policy.
In a changing climate, over 7 million people and $1 billion in GDP are at risk due to the loss of mangroves, according to a new World Bank working paper.
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Colombia's National Planning Department calculated the economic cost of forest fires using NCA. In 2015, the damage amounted to US$170 million.

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.

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In Depth

The latest reports and studies highlighting natural capital accounting.

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: Australia's water accounts inform policy to tackle impact of drought
Water accounts were one of the few reliable sources of information to support economic modeling.
Publication
WAVES Annual Report 2015
In 2015, WAVES focused on consolidating work in the eight core implementing countries.