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.
13 & 14 November 2018, National Museum Cardiff
Midday on Tuesday 13 November to 3.30pm on Wednesday 14 November.
Registration is now open for the third Valuing Nature Annual Conference Sign up here!
This free 2-day conference aims to bring together people from diverse research areas and from business, policy and practice with the common goal of tackling Valuing Nature challenges.
Opportunity from the Valuing Nature Programme Coordination Team (PCT) to participate in the 2019 Horizon Scan of global environmental issues.
This undertaking, which first started in 2008 aims to identify emerging issues for global conservation and biodiversity. The paper from the 2018 exercise can be found here.
NERC in collaboration with the Argentine National Scientific & Technical Research Council (CONICET), the Brazilian São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP), the Chilean National Commission for Scientific & Technological Research (CONICYT), the Peruvian National Council for Science, Technology, & Technological Innovation (CONCYTEC), are inviting proposals under the Latin American Biodiversity Programme. Link to Full information
New research from Fields in Trust suggests that parks and green spaces across the United Kingdom provide people with over £34 billion of health and wellbeing benefits.