Professor Des Thompson, Principal Adviser on Biodiversity in Scottish Natural Heritage reflects on the progress made in our understanding of Natural Capital since the early days of understanding how ecosystems function.
Just over sixty years ago a textbook was published which arguably revolutionised our understanding of how ecosystems function. Fundamentals […]
Ahead of the Natural Capital Initiative summit ‘Valuing our Life Support Systems’ in London this November, Professor Jules Pretty explores the links between our health and the environment.
Physical activity improves both mental and physical health, yet each year inactivity results in 1.9 million deaths worldwide, roughly 1 in […]
Paul Watkinson – an economist with Scottish Natural Heritage highlights the use of Scotland’s Natural Capital Asset Index. There are presentations on making more use of Natural Capital Asset Indexes at the forthcoming Valuing our Life Support Systems Summit.
The term ‘natural capital’ is a metaphor describing nature: a stock […]