Urban green infrastructure and human wellbeing

Earlier this month, parliamentarians and academics discussed the evidence on how urban open spaces can improve human well-being. Daija Angeli, NCI project officer, summarises what she learnt at the debate at the Houses of Parliament. Living in cities may be exciting and culturally enriching, but

May 23rd, 2014|NCI, NCI event, Policy, Science|

Parliamentary and Scientific Committee discussed valuation of natural capital

Daija Angeli, project officer in the Natural Capital Initiative, attended a meeting of the Parliamentary and Scientific Committee on the valuation of natural capital on 25th February 2014. Here is what she learned: How do we value our natural capital? This was the question discussed

March 4th, 2014|NCI, Other event, Policy, Science|

NCI speaks with Ece Ozdemiroglu about envecon 2014 and why you should be there

We spoke with NCI Secretariat member, eftec Director, and UKNEE (UK Network of Environmental Economists) Founder Ece Ozdemiroglu to learn more about UKNEE's upcoming annual conference envecon 2014 and why you should attend. What is envecon all about? Envecon is the only Applied Environmental Economics

February 24th, 2014|Business, NCI, Other event, Policy, Science|

Equalising the unequal? A natural science perspective on the World Forum on Natural Capital

Blog 2 of 3 reflecting on the World Forum on Natural Capital... Bruce Howard, NCI Secretariat Member and Knowledge Exchange Coordinator at the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, says scientists must step forward to help equalise natural capital. “All animals are equal, but some animals

December 20th, 2013|NCI, NCI event, Other event, Science|

The World Forum on Natural Capital and what next for the NC agenda

Blog 1 of 3 reflecting on the World Forum on Natural Capital.. Mike Acreman, NCI Secretariat Member and Science Area Lead on Natural Capital at the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, reflects on his experience at the Forum: The World Forum on Natural Capital attracted

December 18th, 2013|NCI, NCI event, Other event, Science|

LWEC Conference: Decision-Making in the Twilight of Uncertainty

The LWEC conference on ‘Decision-making in the Twilight of Uncertainty’ held on Tues 19th November 2013 brought together 140 attendees from academia, business, NGOs, and the public sector to look at different approaches to addressing uncertainty around decision-making in the context of the environment and

November 20th, 2013|NCI, Other event, Policy, Science|

More collaboration and dialogue needed between healthcare, policy & ecology – NCI hosts workshop at INTECOL 2013

In a workshop held at INTECOL 2013 on Monday 19th August by the Natural Capital Initiative, healthcare professionals and ecologists came together to discuss the links between ecosystems and human health. Such work is receiving increasing attention as the potential benefits for health, such as

August 19th, 2013|Collaboration, NCI, NCI event, Policy, Science|