Assessing property for the endangered species it saves or wetlands it preserves could pay off for some landowners, says a California-based firm researching ecosystem markets. According to the firm’s latest case study, sale price tripled for a property in San Benito County, California once it considered eco-asset market values.
WAVES spoke with Steven King at UNEP about his latest work on species accounting and improving our understanding of links between species, the environment and the economy,
To mark International Biodiversity Day, World Bank Senior Environmental Specialist Adriana Moreira blogs on biodiversity’s importance to sustaining people and livelihoods.
The six key motions primarily identified for debate in Hawai‘i deal with protected areas, natural capital, biodiversity offsets, ocean governance, oil palm expansion and ecotourism.