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Wealth Accounting and the Valuation of Ecosystem Services (WAVES) 6th Annual Partnership Meeting

May 31, 2016 to June 01, 2016
San Jose, Costa Rica

 

Waterfall in Costa Rica
Photo: Ina Porras/IIED

WAVES Sixth Annual Partnership Meeting

Side Event: Partnerships on Natural Capital Accounting in Support of Agenda 2030 and the SDGs

May 23, 2016
Nairobi, Kenya

The Secretariat of the Gaborone Declaration for Sustainability in Africa (GDSA), in cooperation with Conservation International, the World Bank (tbc), BirdLife International and UNEP will host a side-event on regional partnerships for the 2030 Agenda at the United Nations Environment Assembly.

Earthwatch Debate: Does Nature Come with a Price Tag?

May 05, 2016
London, UK

Natural Capital is a term used to describe our planet’s stocks of natural assets which include geology, soil, air, water and all living things. These are the things that make human life possible yet many are at risk from our activities.

Some people believe that in this consumer-driven modern society, we will only be able to successfully protect nature if we put a price tag on the services it provides. Others say that it is impossible to value nature in monetary terms.

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