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Natural Capital Accounting in Action: Guatemala's forest accounts link forest resources with the economy
Guatemala had a much higher rate of deforestation than elsewhere in Central America, and the accounts provided more than statistics on the issue. They made explicit the link between forest resources and the economy, as well as the cost of losing the country’s forests.
Natural Capital Accounting in Action: Australia's pilot ecosystem accounts benefit management of Great Barrier Reef
The application of natural capital accounting and valuation methods to ecosystems and protected areas, currently being piloted in Australia, offers a useful framework for managing vast and complex environments subject to different human pressures.
The latest water account for Australia shows the largest use of water measured since the start of the series peaking at 20 billion liters. As in previous years the agriculture industry was the largest consumer of water, but this year their use was up considerably to just under 13 billion liters. Dating to 1993, the series is one of the longest running environmental accounts in the world.
Assessing the value of the Central Everglades Planning Project (CEPP) in Everglades restoration: An ecosystem service approach
This study identifies a full range of ecosystem services that could be affected by a restoration project in the central Everglades and monetizes the economic value of a subset of these services using existing data. Findings suggest that the project will potentially increase many ecosystem services that have considerable economic value to society.
Geographic Information System (GIS) Training for the Phil-WAVES Technical Working Group of Laguna Lake Development Authority (LLDA), October 13-15, 2014, the Philippines.