The total damage and economic loss from forest fires in Indonesia this year amounted to at least $5.2 billion, equal to 0.5% of gross domestic product, the World Bank said in a report on Wednesday.
Guatemala held an event at Rafael Landívar University to mark the conclusion of their work with WAVES.
Leading thinkers in environmental economics and conservation are asking a pressing question. Why are we ignoring the destruction of the living world?
Office for National Statistics estimates value of Britain's natural capital assets, such as mountains, lakes and fish populations
Forests are climate-negative technology at scale. So investments in tropical forests should be investment-ready, and fund managers able to tap the opportunity should be rolling in capital.
Simply protecting small forests will not maintain the diversity of the birds they support over the long run, a new study says. Forests need to be carefully monitored and managed to maintain their ecological integrity.
Green Growth Knowledge Platform asked thought leaders to share their insight on new approaches to wealth accounting and the challenges of moving beyond GDP.
Government of Zambia says it is vital to account for natural resources in calculation of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and the wider national development.