Monthly Archives: July 2012

NCI Steering Group member William Watts, Welsh Environmental Hub – Interview with the Univeristy of Surrey

William Watts, NCI Steering Group member from the Welsh Environmental Hub, and part time environmental economist for the Environment Agency, talks to The University of Surrey about ecosystem services. The discussion explores if ecosystem service markets could benefit biodiversity, and looks at the key issues

July 27th, 2012|Collaboration, Science|

MPs Raise the Prospect of Businesses Paying for Ecosystem Services

The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (EFRA) (which assesses progress of the government Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra)) has accused ministers of giving a "false impression" of the effect of current environmental legislation. EFRA accuses Defra of failing to set out

July 27th, 2012|Business, External reports, Policy|