Government has no clear plan to reach Sustainable Development Goals

Last week, the Environmental Audit Committee published a report on progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the UK. The countries of the United Nations adopted this set of 17 goals in September 2015, aiming to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity

May 4th, 2017|External reports|

NCI welcomes new Steering Group members

Our six new Steering Group members, Dr Karen Haysom (Ecosystem Services Policy Analyst at the Berks, Bucks and Oxon Wildlife Trust (BBOWT)), Dr Sarah Kemmitt, Prof Edward Maltby (Emeritus Professor of Wetland Science, Water and Ecosystem Management, University of Liverpool), Hetan Shah (Executive Director of

December 22nd, 2015|NCI|

Natural capital without boundaries: integrating catchments, coast and the sea

There is a need to develop collaborative frameworks that link management of currently ‘separate’ domains such as catchments, coastal zones and open seas (Natural Capital Initiative 2015). An upcoming NCI Dialogue entitled ‘Natural capital without boundaries’ will look at ways to integrating natural capital management

October 8th, 2015|Collaboration, NCI event|

How to Lead the Way on Earth Observation

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

July 24th, 2015|External reports, Science|

Our environment as a health provider

Ahead of the Natural Capital Initiative summit ‘Valuing our Life Support Systems’ in London this November, Professor Jules Pretty explores the links between our health and the environment.   Physical activity improves both mental and physical health, yet each year inactivity results in 1.9 million

September 29th, 2014|NCI|