Natural England has published new research on an emerging field of natural capital accounting, highlighting that Natural Nature Reserves managed by Natural England provide benefits of £36 million per annum, and are of economic value to local communities and society. These benefits include health benefits, flood alleviation, pollination, water and air quality.
A new report by Bonnie L Keeler et al. has been published which reviews the value and distribution of urban ecosystem services. Nature Sustainability, Springer Nature, 10 Jan 2019.
The sixth annual report to the Economic Affairs Committee was published by the Natural Capital Committee, an independent government advisory body, on the 29 January 2019.
Following the publication of the Natural Capital Synthesis Reports as part of the Valuing Nature Programme, we will be running a series of webinar sessions in early 2019. Each session will feature a short presentation by a report author followed by questions.
24 January 2019, 13:00 - 14:00 The Natural Capital of Temporary Rivers
The Ecosystems Knowledge Network (EKN), are part of the UK's leading forum to explore how wellbeing and prosperity come through a healthy natural environment.
Bruce Howard, Network Director of EKN invites you to help them to help you by completing their ten minute member survey and:
This latest lecture in the Valuing Nature Programme Keynote Lecture Series is being held on 21 January 2019 at The Wesley Euston Hotel & Conference Venue, London , 18:30 – 20:30 and will be given by Professor James Bullock from the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (CEH).
Workshop: Sustainable Intensification & Valuing Nature in Dialogue: enabling researchers to work across environment and farming policy interests
5 - 7 March 2019, Aston Conference Centre, Birmingham
The Valuing Nature Programme in partnership with the Sustainable Intensification Research Network (SIRN) invites applications from early-career researchers to take part in a free three-day workshop.
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.