The Delegation of the European Union and Chinese authorities launched a new project called Natural Capital Accounting and Valuation of Ecosystem Services in Beijing on November 1.
The ESAforD program, led by the Swedish EPA and collaborating with WAVES, is looking at natural water purification, pollination, and urban green open spaces.
The Natural Capital Project, a partnership of Stanford University, University of Minnesota, The Nature Conservancy and the World Wildlife Fund brings together academics, software engineers and other professionals to integrate the value nature creates into policy decisions.
Environmental policies that invest in natural capital are improving services provided by China's ecosystems, such as flood control and sand storm mitigation, according to research conducted by an international team of scientists.
UNEP reports shed light on how countries are using different tools to shift to low-carbon, resource-efficient economies that achieve sustainable development.
An interview with environmental economist Steve Polasky, commemorating 10 years of work on the Natural Capital Project.
There is now a myriad of methodologies to measure natural capital and ecosystem services – so how do practitioners choose the right one?