From around the web

Natural capital atlas published

(Environment Analyst)
February 27, 2020

Natural England publishes atlas mapping the quantity, quality and location of natural capital in England

Natural capital tool launched to help protect the environment

(UK Government - Press Release)
January 22, 2020

An ambitious new online resource has been launched today (22 January) by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) to help ensure better environmental decision-making by valuing our ‘natural capital’.

Pavan Sukhdev wins 2020 Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement

(UN Environment - Press Release)
January 27, 2020

Esteemed environmental economist and UN Environment Programme (UNEP) Goodwill Ambassador Pavan Sukhdev has won this year’s prestigious Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement for his work on bringing the economic consequences of environmental degradation and loss to the attention of corporate and political decision-makers.

Gretchen Daily recognized for pioneering natural capital science

(Stanford News)
January 27, 2020

Stanford Natural Capital Project co-founder GRETCHEN DAILY, Bing Professor in Environmental Science, has been awarded the Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement for illuminating and quantifying the economic value of natural environment.

Defra unveils new natural capital tool

( FarmingUK )
January 28, 2020

A new natural capital tool has been launched by the government to help farmers and land managers protect the environment.

Focusing on natural capital balance sheets

(Financial Director)
January 02, 2020

As we begin a new decade, climate change, sustainability and corporate responsibility are understandably hot topics. With this in mind, Elisabeth Jeffries discusses natural capital balance sheets and what organisations need to consider when pulling them together.

What are nature-based solutions and why do they matter?

(Climate Change News )
December 09, 2019

Understanding what nature-based solutions are, and the benefits they bring, will help enable change within the private sector

Why a sense of kinship is key to caring about the living world

October 29, 2019

Leading thinkers in environmental economics and conservation are asking a pressing question. Why are we ignoring the destruction of the living world?

Terra Silva has $90 million in ‘catalytic capital’ for carbon reduction in tropical forests

October 23, 2019

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. 

GDP Is Broken - Meet The Leaders Trying To Fix It

August 03, 2019

The study, funded by The World Bank, uses satellite imagery from 1992 to 2012 to measure light emissions from counties and districts in 47 Sub-Saharan African countries.