The Secretariat of the Gaborone Declaration for Sustainability in Africa (GDSA), in cooperation with Conservation International, the World Bank (tbc), BirdLife International and UNEP will host a side-event on regional partnerships for the 2030 Agenda at the United Nations Environment Assembly.
Natural Capital is a term used to describe our planet’s stocks of natural assets which include geology, soil, air, water and all living things. These are the things that make human life possible yet many are at risk from our activities.
Some people believe that in this consumer-driven modern society, we will only be able to successfully protect nature if we put a price tag on the services it provides. Others say that it is impossible to value nature in monetary terms.
Official Release of the Report: Managing coasts with natural solutions: Guidelines for measuring and valuing the coastal protection services of mangroves and coral reefs
Key findings and results from the report: Managing coasts with natural solutions: Guidelines for measuring and valuing the coastal protection services of mangroves and coral reefs will be presented by authors Dr.
Earth Observations for Ecosystem Accounts (EO4EA): Using Geospatial Data to Identify and Monitor Ecosystem Services in an Ecosystems Accounts Framework
Join the Group on Earth Observations community, Conservation International and the World Bank/Waves Partnership to take stock of a new approach to ecosystem sustainability.
Experts from NOAA, USGS, The European Environment Agency, and government statistics bodies Statistic Canada and INEGI (Mexico), as well as other environmental technical experts will look at key issues around Ecosystems Accounts.