This video describes how WAVES is working with Costa Rica to construct natural capital accounts to get a more accurate representation of the country’s natural resources and how they interact with the economy. In Spanish with English subtitles.
Conservation International and WAVES brought together officials and experts from Gaborone Declaration for Sustainability in Africa membership nations.
Environmental policies that invest in natural capital are improving services provided by China's ecosystems, such as flood control and sand storm mitigation, according to research conducted by an international team of scientists.
This new series describes what forest, land and water accounts are, their potential benefits, how they are produced, and what SDG goal they support. They also provide figures, photos and case studies from WAVES countries.
Living shorelines or natural infrastructure can help lessen storm surge and flooding while also providing habitat, water filtration and beautiful places to enjoy.