Monthly Archives: June 2012

Partnerships for ecosystem valuation – Presentation by NCI Chair Rosie Hails online

Rosie Hails, Chair of the Natural Capital Initiative Steering Group, spoke at an event on “Natural Capital and Ecosystem Services for Business: new collaboration opportunities” on the 13 March 2012. The presentation explores how businesses can work with academia to develop new and effective tools

June 19th, 2012|Business, Collaboration, Science|

Exploring the linkages between health and biodiversity, climate change and desertification

The World Health Organization (WHO) has published a discussion paper on the linkages between health and biodiversity, climate change and desertification, the representation of health in the three Rio Conventions, and the opportunities for more integrated and effective policy.  Read more and download the publication: Our

June 12th, 2012|External reports, Policy, Science|

New members wanted for Defra’s Darwin Expert Committee

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) is currently looking for 8 new members for its Darwin Expert Committee. This is a Committee made up of independent experts which advises Ministers on funding proposals received under its Darwin Initiative. Defra are particularly seeking individuals who

June 1st, 2012|Science|