Ecosystem accounts for San Martín show that ecosystems contributed nearly $60 million to the regional economy, with households receiving the most benefits.
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The accounts will provide information on the social and environmental costs of mining and how mineral resources contribute to the economy.
The biggest regional gathering on NCA brought together participants from 15 countries to discuss how to link accounts with policy.
In a changing climate, over 7 million people and $1 billion in GDP are at risk due to the loss of mangroves, according to a new World Bank working paper.
Colombia's National Planning Department calculates the economic cost of forest fires using NCA.
WAVES Environmental Specialist Ken Bagstad details the challenge of linking biodiversity to economic accounts in an era of globalization and mass extinction.
Ecosystem accounts published by the UK Government for six pilot areas in England and Scotland highlight the important role natural areas play for air quality.
A new report presents a groundbreaking approach to measuring and valuing the ecosystem services of mangroves and coral reefs.
How has NCA influenced policy in countries? WAVES Senior Environmental Economist Sofia Ahlroth discusses the NCA in Action series.
Policymakers welcome results from a Global Development Network project that accounts for land and water in Madagascar, Mauritius and Morocco.