The six key motions primarily identified for debate in Hawai‘i deal with protected areas, natural capital, biodiversity offsets, ocean governance, oil palm expansion and ecotourism.
A new study from Arizona State University puts forth a plan for a more simple way to tackle one of the biggest challenges in modern economics: determining the proper economic value for nature.
An open-source data platform recently launched by the European Space Agency (ESA) is enabling scientists to lift the lid on clouds, allowing for faster and more precise monitoring and mapping of changes to land use in tropical places where clouds are a persistent feature.
WAVES Environmental Specialist Ken Bagstad details the challenge of linking biodiversity to economic accounts in an era of globalization and mass extinction.
Animal, plant and marine biodiversity comprise the "natural capital" that keeps our ecosystems functional and economies productive.
This article and video highlights the Pan-African Business & Biodiversity Forum to promote increased sustainability within Africa’s development agenda through the mainstreaming of natural capital and business-civil society cooperation.
Speakers gave a broad overview of science, policy and business practice on natural capital monitoring and data use at a Natural Capital Initiative meeting in London.
Implemented by the Ministry of Environment and Tourism and GIZ, the project aims to strengthen biodiversity conservation by ensuring the value of ecosystems and their services are documented and integrated into Namibia's national accounting and governance planning process.