Something fundamental may be shifting in the way we see our relationship with the natural world.
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Depletion of natural capital is an irreversible process and steps to assess and combat this are needed urgently.
The plants, animals, and micro-organisms that are the bedrock of food production are in decline, according to a UN study.
Plants, animals and micro-organisms crucial to indirectly upholding the human diet are dying out, study shows
This long-term failure to incorporate nature into decision-making had led to over exploitation of the natural environment and under investment in maintaining biodiversity, she told the first ever National Biodiversity Conference, which is being staged at Dublin Castle.
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.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has began a process aimed at compiling Energy Accounts within the next six months to produce data on the usage of energy sources to enable Ghana measure and protect the environment.
NCFA: Ground-Breaking Guide Launched in South Africa to Empower Banks to Assess Natural Capital Risk
Natural Capital Finance Alliance has showcased the world’s first step-by-step guide to help banks conduct a rapid natural capital risk assessment.
Green Growth Knowledge Platform asked thought leaders to share their insight on new approaches to wealth accounting and the challenges of moving beyond GDP.
Last year, WAVES program stated that “African countries lead on natural capital accounting”. The recent flurry of activity on the continent appears to support this.