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Connecting Finance and Natural Capital: A Supplement to the Natural Capital Protocol

The Natural Capital Coalition has launched the first major Supplement to the Natural Capital Protocol.

The Natural Capital Protocol is a framework designed to help generate trusted, credible, and actionable information for business managers to inform decisions. The Protocol aims to support better decisions by including how we interact with nature, or more specifically natural capital.


British Ecological Society launches new journal: People and Nature

The British Ecological Society have launched a new journal, People and Nature: a journal of relational thinking, with Valuing Nature's Rosie Hails and Rob Fish among the lead editors. The journal is open access, and inherits the Society’s long-standing interest in promoting conversations and experimentation across disciplinary boundaries, and publishing the very best of current thinking.


Launch of UKRI Future Leaders Fellowships scheme

The UKRI Future Leaders Fellowship scheme (FLF), aims to develop, retain, attract and sustain research and innovation talent in the UK. Providing up to seven years of funding, for at least 550 early-career researchers and innovators, the scheme will tackle difficult and novel challenges.

The UKRI Future Leaders Fellowship scheme (FLF), aims to develop, retain, attract and sustain research and innovation talent in the UK. Providing up to seven years of funding, for at least 550 early-career researchers and innovators, the scheme will tackle difficult and novel challenges.


Call for participants: Social innovation for maintaining and restoring natural capital in Latin America

Under the Researcher Links scheme offered within the Newton Fund and the British Council, Middlesex University in partnership with Corporación Universitaria Minuto de Dios in Colombia will be holding a three-day workshop to explore opportunities to develop research on social innovation for restoring natural capital. This will take place in Pereira (Colombia) from the 26-29 June 2018.


Online Course - Valuing Nature: Should We Put a Price on Ecosystems?

The University of Exeter has launched an online course to help everyone to discover the many ways that we benefit from the natural world through ecosystem services.

Explore how we value the natural world. The first course starts on the 19 March 2018 with further dates to be announced later in the year.

Topics Covered:

Putting a monetary value on nature


Funding Opportunity: Research capacity for sustainable ecosystem-based management of estuaries and coasts

Under the Researcher Links scheme offered within the Newton Fund, the British Council, in partnership with the South African National Research Foundation, will be holding a three day workshop on the above theme in the premises of the Oceanographic Research Institute, uShaka Marine World in Durban South Africa, on 19-21 June 2018.


New Report: Bringing health and the environment into decision making: the Natural Capital Approach

A new report by Ian Bateman - Director; Land, Environment, Economics and Policy Institute (LEEP), University of Exeter Business School, and Ben Wheeler - Senior Research Fellow, European Centre for Environment and Human Health (ECEHH), University of Exeter Medical School, has just been published.

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