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How do we quantify the benefits of urban greenspace and natural capital to health?

Sari Kovats, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine & Dan Osborn, University College London The management of urban built environments for multiple benefits as diverse as public health, economic growth and climate change adaptation, creates significant challenges for both evidence and policy. This session

February 13th, 2019|NCI|

Marine natural capital accounting within the UK, its Overseas Territories and the Commonwealth

Vicky Morgan, Joint Nature Conservation Committee Defra and the UK have been pushing ahead to quantify and value the services, goods and benefits which flow from marine natural capital.  This session will share results from the latest work at geographic scales from local (the Marine

February 13th, 2019|NCI|

Delivering biodiversity AND environmental net gain using the natural capital approach – practical implementation

Martina Girvan, Arcadis & Jenny Merriman, WSP Given existing and emerging UK policy, it is important that industry be prepared to implement biodiversity and environmental net gain in development projects of varying sizes. The session will discuss how advances in natural capital science and policy

February 13th, 2019|NCI|

Integrating natural capital approaches for land managers

Paola Ovando, The James Hutton Institute, supported by AECOM and the Natural Capital Coalition This session highlights the use of natural capital thinking and approaches in different sectors from a policy and practical perspective. The session will comprise short oral presentations that combine conceptual reflections

February 13th, 2019|NCI|

It’s not fair: reducing urban health inequalities through better management of natural capital

Ruth Waters & Dave Stone, Natural England Good quality natural capital benefits health and wellbeing.  But these assets are not distributed evenly or fairly throughout society.  Consequently, there are environmental and health inequalities which are particularly marked in urban areas.  The purpose of this session

February 13th, 2019|NCI|

Valuing nature beyond economics: structures for sustainability

Richard Gunton, University of Winchester This session explores ways in which different human values underpin natural capital conversations, and offers tools to help build such values into institutional cultures, governance structures and policy development. It looks at the values that are implicit or explicit in

February 13th, 2019|NCI|

Pioneering natural capital approaches in the marine environment

Aisling Lannin, Marine Management Organisation The Marine Pioneer (2017-2020) is trialling the application of a natural capital approach to managing impacts on the marine environment, integrating planning and delivery for improving and restoring the marine environment, exploring sustainable funding methods and sharing best practice.  This

February 13th, 2019|NCI|