Monthly Archives: October 2012

David Jarrett of Ecometrica writes on assets and liabilities in natural capital accounting

David Jarrett, Biodiversity Analyst at Ecometrica writes on the assets and liabilities in natural capital accounting. In his post, David explores the differences between and challenges associated with natural capital accounting at a national level compared to an organisational one, and how current financial accounting

October 9th, 2012|Business, Policy|

UNDP Report Shows Biodiversity Loss and Recovery Strategies

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has launched a publication on biodiversity loss in Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), highlighting the state of biodiversity in the region particularly in the context of climate change, and presenting some outcomes of its biodiversity work

October 8th, 2012|External reports, Science|

European Network of Nature Conservation Agencies Discusses Biodiversity Agenda

On the 25th September 2012, the 11th plenary session of the ENCA provided leaders of Europe’s Nature Conservation Agencies the opportunity to reflect on biodiversity challenges and the benefits of nature conservation. The ENCA plenary was addressed by European Commissioner for the Environment Janez Potočnik,

October 4th, 2012|NCI|

Royal Society Industry Fellowship

The Royal Society are organising a scheme for academic scientists who want to work on a collaborative project with industry, and for scientists in industry who want to work on a collaborative project with an academic organisation. It aims to enhance knowledge transfer in science

October 2nd, 2012|Business, Collaboration, Science|

Successes of the Valuing Nature Network: Event in March 2013

The Valuing Nature Network (VNN) event will highlight successes from the Network, including insights into partnership working between academia, policy and business; and the benefits of working across academic disciplines. In a series of short talks, Network speakers will show how the current Valuing Nature

October 1st, 2012|Business, Collaboration, Other event, Policy, Science|