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As sea-levels rise and weather-related threats continue to increase, opportunities emerge for people and local governments to build “living shorelines” designed to reduce risk to communities and infrastructure from flooding and storm surge, while often providing the ecosystem benefits of habitat.
In this podcast Rosimeiry Portela, Ph.D, MCS Ecological Economist and Natural Capital Protocol technical lead, discusses the Protocol, what it involves, how it can be applied, and how it can transform the way business operates through understanding, measuring, valuing and incorporating their impacts and dependencies on natural capital.
Global leaders convened to launch new framework that will help businesses make better decisions by including natural capital.
Conservation International and the GDSA Secretariat initiated a three-country scoping effort as a follow up to recent meetings.
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.
The conference in the Kyrgyz Republic June 30 to July 1, 2016 brought together over 100 participants from Central Asia, Eastern Europe and the Caucasus including senior government officials, parliament representatives and key decision makers.
A detailed analysis of the Central Highlands' forests in Victoria, Australia, concludes the net economic contribution from forestry in the area is relatively minor compared to the contribution to the state's water supply, tourism and farming.
Environmental policies that invest in natural capital are improving services provided by China's ecosystems, such as flood control and sand storm mitigation, according to research conducted by an international team of scientists.