This blog breaks down “natural capital,” a concept that could revolutionize the way nature is protected.
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.
This video describes how WAVES is working with Colombia to construct natural capital accounts to get a more accurate representation of the country’s natural resources and how they interact with the economy. In Spanish with English subtitles.
This video describes how WAVES is working with Costa Rica to construct natural capital accounts to get a more accurate representation of the country’s natural resources and how they interact with the economy. In Spanish with English subtitles.
This blog says that every unit of human development over past decades has been matched by an equal measure of decline in our natural capital--and that we are exceeding the environmental limits of our one planet, living off the capital, rather than the interest.
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.
One company is trying to measure exactly how much urban trees are worth, but some things defy calculation.
A Canada-wide pilot program aims to show municipalities the value of maintaining the country’s original infrastructure – nature.
Studies value Ireland's natural capital - or the wider environment - at €2.6bn a year, and includes the economic value of timber, the value that pollinators play in growing crops and the recreational value of the outdoors.
Shri Narendra Modi said there is a need to consider tigers as India's “natural capital” and to define conservation as a means to achieve development, rather than considering it to be anti-growth.