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Natural Capital Accounting and Policy: Indonesia

Natural Capital Accounting and Policy: Indonesia

Natural resources have long played a significant role in Indonesia’s economy. Efforts are ongoing to strengthen the existing environment and economic accounting system and develop more robust indicators to measure sustainability. Careful attention to how natural resources are used, depleted, and replenished is of paramount importance for national planning.
Natural Capital Stories (4p) , 2017 , application/pdf (280.51 KB) , Author(s): WAVES , Type: Policy
Natural Capital Accounting and Policy: Colombia

Natural Capital Accounting and Policy: Colombia

With WAVES support, Colombia has produced water, land, and timber/forest accounts at the national level; ecosystem accounts at the regional level; and land, water, and expenditure accounts at the watershed level. These accounts make it possible to better assess the real value of natural capital to the economy.
Natural Capital Stories (4p) , 2017 , application/pdf (283.2 KB) , Author(s): WAVES , Type: Policy
The Value of Coastal Wetlands for Flood Damage Reduction in the Northeastern USA

The Value of Coastal Wetlands for Flood Damage Reduction in the Northeastern USA

This study uses high-resolution flood and loss models to quantify the impacts of coastal wetlands in the northeastern USA on (i) regional flood damages by Hurricane Sandy and (ii) local annual flood losses in Barnegat Bay in Ocean County, New Jersey.
Technical Report (12p) , 2017 , Author(s): Siddharth Narayan, M , Type: Technical
Experimental Environmental-Economic Accounts for the Great Barrier Reef, 2017

Experimental Environmental-Economic Accounts for the Great Barrier Reef, 2017

The Great Barrier Reef is a globally significant area located in the Coral Sea off the coast of Australia. The reef's terrestrial and marine ecosystems provide a number of benefits to humans through the generation and use of ecosystem services.
Publication , 2017 , Author(s): Australian Bureau of , Type: Technical
Fiji’s Experimental Environmental Account for Solid Waste (2013 to 2016)

Fiji’s Experimental Environmental Account for Solid Waste (2013 to 2016)

The Experimental Environmental Account for Waste is the first stage of compilation to highlight and measure the inputs, generation and management (use) of waste as it flows to the environment, is taken for treatment, stored or is used within the economy of Fiji.
Publication (6p) , 2017 , Author(s): Fiji Bureau of Stati , Type: Technical
Fiji’s Experimental Environmental Account for Energy (2006 to 2014)

Fiji’s Experimental Environmental Account for Energy (2006 to 2014)

The Experimental Environmental Accounts for Energy represent the first stage of compilation to improve our understanding of the environmental effects of energy production and use.
Publication (5p) , 2017 , Author(s): Fiji Bureau of Stati , Type: Technical

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