WAVES – the Wealth Accounting and the Valuation of Ecosystem Services partnership led by the World Bank, recently held its sixth annual meeting where it celebrated an important milestone – the implementation of natural capital accounting in its first five core countries; Botswana, Colombia, Costa
Last week, Science for Environment Policy published an in-depth report on Ecosystem Services and Biodiversity, which explores a range of issues including the evidence on whether an ecosystem approach succeeds in protecting biodiversity; mapping techniques of the state of ecosystems and their services and how
A focus of NERC Policy Fellow with the Natural Capital Initiative and Royal Society of Biology James Borrell 's work with us was analysing the current state and future directions of natural capital monitoring. Before he returns to his PhD thesis he shares his views
This week, a new framework for reporting environmental information and natural capital was published by the Climate Disclosure Standards Board (CDSB). James Borrell, NERC Policy Fellow with the Natural Capital Initiative attended the launch at the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, and
An IES-authored paper that systematically reviews and summarizes existing scientific literature related to marine and coastal ecosystem services (MCES) with the aim of extracting and classifying indicators used to assess and map them is now available online in the journal PLOS ONE.
The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) published its criteria for a new "Red List" of endangered ecosystems today in the journal PLOS ONE. The list measures an ecosystem's risk of collapse, taking inspiration from the group's influential Red List of Endangered Species, which created internationally
The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) has published a new guide Eco4Biz – Ecosystem services and biodiversity tools to support business decision-making. It gives an overview of existing tools and approaches to help companies answer core questions on how to measure, manage and mitigate