It is now understood that healthy functioning peatlands are a key part of our natural capital worth billions in terms of the services they provide for biodiversity, water regulation and carbon storage.
Botswana's President highlights NCA in his annual State-of-the-Nation address and at the Paris climate conference.
Natural resources lie at the heart of all human development stories from the first settlers who tilled the soil to later civilizations who have relied on resource extraction. Today, nature holds a powerful solution to development and environmental challenges, blogs Justin Adams, Global Managing Director of Lands at The Nature Conservancy.
Delegates from the World Forum on Natural Capital sent a letter to world leaders attending the UN Climate Conference in Paris stressing the climate crisis cannot be solved without halting the rapid erosion and loss of natural capital.
IUCN Director General Inger Andersen highlighted the vital role of natural capital in addressing climate change in a keynote speech at the World Forum on Natural Capital.