- 29 Mar 2017
- 21 Mar 2016
This blog was first published on 14 March 2016 at https://prueaddison.wordpress.com/2016/03/14/valuing-nature-business-imp...
- 11 Mar 2016
Ece Ozdemiroglu tells us what economists will be saying on Valuing Nature Programme priority topics at envecon 2016.
- 4 Mar 2016
Natasha Bhatia, one of our Placements from the University of Hull, here writes about the start of her placement and where she hopes it will take her research.
- 2 Mar 2016
Joseph Kenworthy, one of our Placements from the University of St Andrews, here writes about the start of his placement and where he hopes it will take him and his research
A number of weeks ago I attended a meeting with mainly social scientists and economists, presenting on my project about valuing coastal ecosystems and how they’re affected bydifferent stressors. This event was the “Valuing Nature Placements” start-up meeting in London, and when I began my presentation I described myself as a field ecologist with very little knowledge of environmental economics.
- 18 Feb 2016
How can academics, environmental economists, modellers, and programmers get to grips with the needs of government, policymakers, or practitioners who use their research?
- 9 Feb 2016
The report, undertaken by independent economic consultants, found that every pound invested in parks and nature reserves contributes £30 towards health and wellbeing, and £23 towards crime reduction and community safety.
- 6 Nov 2015
What does economics mean for valuing nature? Valuing Nature's Ece Ozdemiroglu, the Economics Lead in the Programme Coordination Team, tells us more.
Economics is all about allocating limited resources amongst our unlimited needs and wants. How we use, manage and protect environmental resources is therefore particularly interesting to economists.
- 16 Oct 2015
- 29 Sep 2015
BESAFE (Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services: Arguments for our Future Environment) recently produced a report on how we can use the value of nature to argue more effectively for conserving biodiversity. In a guest blog, the authors discuss the results that show a surprising range of motivations behind the conservation of nature.