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
Implementing “wholescapes” guidance: challenges and opportunities to reconnect policy and people from land to sea
Edward Maltby, University of Liverpool & Mike Acreman, Centre for Ecology & Hydrology This session will focus on the follow-up to one of the key recommendations from the Valuing our Life Support Systems 2014 Summit on partnerships for land and water management: “Wholescape thinking: towards
Valuing nature – what works? What have we learned from the Valuing Nature Programme about working across disciplines and with decision-makers?
Hosted by Ece Ozdemiroglu, Valuing Nature Network We are now in the final year of the five-year Valuing Nature Programme to improve our understanding of how valuation can improve decision-making on the natural environment. In this session we will hear from project leads about the
Michael Gove’s aptly timed launch of the National Parks review in late May is a step in the right direction for UK environmental commitments – but will key issues be addressed and how well will it pack a punch? Helen Currie, our policy intern and
Bruce Howard, organiser of the upcoming Natural Capital Investment Conference, provides a perspective on the most pressing challenge for natural capital restoration in the UK – how to finance it. Natural science and economics are playing an important role in helping us to put the
In our recent workshop, friends of nature and buildings came together to discuss natural capital in the built environment. We discussed drivers, barriers and solutions to implementing the natural capital approach as well as initiatives to embed the natural capital approach in the built environment
Download Wholescape thinking - a guidance note The Natural Capital Initiative has produced guidance for improving integrated management of land and rivers, the coasts and the open seas through partnerships. It recognises that our economy and well-being are fundamentally dependent on a healthy natural environment.