The UN calls for greater preservation efforts for mangroves, which help protect coastlines and mitigate the effects of climate change.
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.
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.
Nearly 100 experts working on NCA gathered in Costa Rica for the WAVES' sixth annual partnership meeting to discuss how to embed NCA in policy-making.
Several indicators have the potential to measure progress on the SDGs as well as highlight important trends in the environment more broadly.
WAVES offers an opportunity for Botswana to determine the physical stock of its natural resources and prepare monetary accounts; the results can be used in economic planning in order to reach sustainable development.
UNEP reports shed light on how countries are using different tools to shift to low-carbon, resource-efficient economies that achieve sustainable development.
Ministers of environment and representatives of over 45 African countries agreed to accelerate action on sustainable development including policies and practices to reverse ecosystem degradation and to sustainably manage natural capital.
New accounting methods for natural resources could help governments get to the source of the problem when it comes to achieving the Sustainable Development Goal on access to water.