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Valuing externalities workshop

This blog was created as part of the original Valuing Nature Network (2011-2014)

How much natural resource can a company use? How do they take into account environmental limits, community needs and meet regulations whilst remaining profitable? 

Yesterday I took part in a very enjoyable workshop, alongside business leaders from well-known brands, to understand how businesses can use practical tools from the ‘Right Value for Externalities Collaboration’ to help answer these questions.


Putting payments for ecosystem services into practice

This blog was created as part of the original Valuing Nature Network (2011-2014)

I'm very much looking forward to going to Bristol on Wednesday to take part in a workshop organised by the lovely people at the Ecosystems Knowledge Network on 'Applying payments for ecosystem services in practice'. 

Along with my collague Professor Brett Day from the UEA, we're going to talk to people from wildlife trusts and local councils about the project that we ran last summer down in Cornwall, with South West Water and the Westcountry Rivers Trust.


The Welsh Action Plan for Pollinators – will it save Welsh pollinators?

This blog was created as part of the original Valuing Nature Network (2011-2014)

The Welsh Government has published its draft Action Plan for Pollinators. This is a brilliant initiative and one that I really hope other Governments will emulate. Here is my view on its best points and areas for improvement.

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