The ESAforD program, led by the Swedish EPA and collaborating with WAVES, is looking at natural water purification, pollination, and urban green open spaces.
India has taken the first step to account for environmental damage while calculating its national income or gross domestic product.
A Yale University study placed a value on Kansas' water using data on aquifer levels and water use, and found the U.S. state lost about $110 million each year between 1996 and 2005.
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.
Conservation International and WAVES brought together officials and experts from Gaborone Declaration for Sustainability in Africa membership nations.