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Sustainable Food and Drink- what are the research issues?

NCI is currently scoping a series of activities on sustainable resource management relevant to food and drink. To begin this work, we are carrying out an exercise to identify the key natural capital issues, from a research perspective, on three commodities. We are asking the research […]

February 4th, 2016|Categories: NCI|

NCI breakfast meeting explored the state of natural capital monitoring in the UK

On Friday 8th January, NCI hosted a breakfast meeting focussing on natural capital monitoring and data at Charles Darwin House in London. Chaired by Prof Rosie Hails, Director of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Science at the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology (CEH) and former Chair […]

NCI welcomes new Steering Group members

Our six new Steering Group members, Dr Karen Haysom (Ecosystem Services Policy Analyst at the Berks, Bucks and Oxon Wildlife Trust (BBOWT)), Dr Sarah Kemmitt, Prof Edward Maltby (Emeritus Professor of Wetland Science, Water and Ecosystem Management, University of Liverpool), Hetan Shah (Executive Director […]

December 22nd, 2015|Categories: NCI|Tags:

NCI Dialogue report ‘Putting the Ecosystem Approach into Practice’ now available

In September, the Natural Capital Initiative hosted a dialogue event entitled ‘Putting the Ecosystem Approach into Practice’. The report of this meeting has just been launched. The meeting was hosted by Kerry Waylen and Kirsty Blackstock, social scientists based at the James Hutton Institute […]

December 17th, 2015|Categories: NCI, NCI event|Tags: , , ,

Upcoming NCI event on natural capital monitoring

There is increasing recognition that natural capital underpins all economic activity, as well as our health and wellbeing. Safeguarding our natural assets is central to ensure availability of essential services in the future, and Government has recently committed to develop a 25 year plan […]

Natural capital accounting is one tool in a box – the second World Forum on Natural Capital

The second World Forum on Natural Capital took place in Edinburgh on 23rd and 24th November 2015. Daija Angeli attended for NCI.

“I think there is an urgent need for collaboration, sharing of knowledge and a drive to do things differently,” said Prince Charles […]

NCI Dialogue brings together experts to discuss natural capital management beyond boundaries

On Monday, 30 water experts from academia, policy, NGO’s and third stream organisations as well as business gathered at the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology in Wallingford to share knowledge how partnership approaches can lead to better management of our natural capital in water […]