Drought and deforestation highlight the importance of factoring natural capital into long-term development decisions.
An economic valuation of the Columbia River Basin will provide critical information that can inform negotiations for a 2024 Treaty update with local Native American tribes. A more expansive view of the Columbia River will allow for ecosystem-based functions to be included in a modernized Treaty.
A Yale University study placed a value on Kansas' water using data on aquifer levels and water use, and found the U.S. state lost about $110 million each year between 1996 and 2005.
Efficient water resource management is crucial for ensuring sustainable water allocation that is compatible with social, economic, and environmental goals.
This blog breaks down “natural capital,” a concept that could revolutionize the way nature is protected.
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.
Conservation International and WAVES brought together officials and experts from Gaborone Declaration for Sustainability in Africa membership nations.