Monthly Archives: September 2012

Natural England Inviting Tenders for a Green Infrastructure Valuation Tools Assessment

Natural England is inviting applications for tenders to carry out a Green Infrastructure Valuation Tools Assessment. The aim of this project is to draw together and review the micro-economic Green Infrastructure (GI) valuation tools and the methods available. This project, 'GI - valuation tools assessment' will draw

September 27th, 2012|Policy, Science|

New case studies on how ecosystems benefit society

A new report published by the Partnership for European Environmental Research network (PEER), including the JRC's Institute for Environment and Sustainability, provides case studies on scenarios and monetary valuation for ecosystem services. It also demonstrated how the introduction of the ecosystem services concept into the

September 27th, 2012|External reports, Policy, Science|

Balancing Nature and Agriculture

A new POSTnote from the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology published online this week explores two approaches to managing land for balancing nature conservation with sustainable food production. The POSTnote Balancing Nature and Agriculture, compares 'land sharing' (the integration of agricultural objectives and wildlife benefits on

September 10th, 2012|External reports, Policy, Science|