Antimicrobial resistance, the resistance that microorganisms develop to antimicrobial drugs making those drugs ineffective, is a pressing global health challenge. In 2015 the World Health Organization adopted a global action plan on antimicrobial resistance and following this, WHO Member States agreed to publish individual national action plans by May 2017.
The European Commission has provided over €2 million over the next three years to support a new collaborative campaign, We Value Nature.
The campaign has been launched during natural capital week in Paris by: The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and Oppla.
National Capital Initiative Summit 2019
21-22 May 2019 The Crystal, London
Valuing our Life Support Systems 2019 offers an independent platform for people in science and policy, NGOs, businesses and local communities to discuss and debate innovative natural capital solutions that enhance the environment and strengthen society. This is your chance to share what you know about the latest developments in natural capital science, policy and practice – and find out what you don’t.
This latest lecture in the Valuing Nature Programme Keynote Lecture Series is being held at Friends House, London on the 3 December 2018, 18:30 – 20:30 and will be given by Professor Andrew Lovett from the University of East Anglia (UEA)
This 45 minute lecture will be followed by a panel discussion, Q&A and light refreshments. Panel members are Professor Michael Winter, Professor Neil Strachan, Director, UCL Energy Institute and Hon. Professor Peter Pearson Imperial College London
The University of Aberdeen invites applications for a Research Fellowship on an analysis of the extent to which existing land allocation models in the published scientific literature meet the requirements of key stakeholders making land use decisions.
New reports will enable UK to make the most of its natural assets
Four new reports on Natural Capital published today will enable governments and businesses to take an evidence-based approach to valuing the UK’s natural assets.
A Research Briefing has recently been published on Health and the natural environment. A review of evidence, policy, practice and opportunities for the future by Defra Author: Dr Rebecca Lovell, European Centre for the Environment and Human Health, University of Exeter Medical School .
The Research Briefing, evidence statement, and the full report (Defra Project Code BE0109) are available from the Department’s Science and Research Projects Database.