A century ago, Norway was on the brink of losing its forests forever. Today they are growing every year thanks to Norway’s Forest Inventory.
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An interview with environmental economist Steve Polasky, commemorating 10 years of work on the Natural Capital Project.
According to new research by Trucost, agriculture results in global environmental costs of US$3.33 trillion per year.
Citi has become an official Signatory to the Natural Capital Declaration (NCD), a finance-sector initiative, endorsed by 43 financial institutions.
The "Building on Britain’s Natural Capital" event at The Royal Society, London, discussed how the mineral products industry is playing a key role in building on Britain’s natural Capital.
A new Expert Working Group will support Rwanda's development strategy and international initiatives in natural capital accounting.
Ecosystem accounts in the Philippines show deforestation and pollution have degraded natural resources in Laguna de Bay, but found some improvement in southern Palawan’s forest cover.
In a press briefing in the Philippines on October 12th, data was presented from a pilot area of the Philippine's WAVES program.
A single rhinoceros horn can bring $300,000 on the black market, but determining the full value of a rhino is more difficult. In some countries, where preserving animals and habitats are keys to tourism, losing these things imposes a steep economic cost.
ProEcoServ assessed ecosystem services such as water, soil retention, shoreline protection, carbon sequestration and pollination in South Africa, Trinidad and Tobago, Viet Nam and Chile.