The Valuing Nature Programme is delighted to annouce the publication today of the paper "Economic valuation of ecosystem goods and services: a review for decision makers" by Tinch et al. in the Journal of Environmental Economics and Policy.
A new funding opportunity is available for researchers to develop a Valuing Nature Demystifying Health Metrics report.
Staff of institutes eligible for UKRI grant funding are invited to apply for up to £12,000 to develop a ‘Demystifying Health Metrics’ publication for the Valuing Nature Programme Coordination Team.
28 - 29 October 2019, London
As part of the Valuing Nature Programme's aim to build interdisciplinary research capability with strong engagement of end users we are pleased to announce that the Valuing Nature Annual Conference will be held at the Royal Society, London on the 28 - 29 October 2019.
A varied programme will bring together researchers, practitioners, business and policy makers in a forum of key note presentations, discussion and activity workshops.
The LEEP Institute's Meeting of International Excellence in Environmental and Resource Economics
Date: Monday 24th June 2019 (Open at 12:00) to Tuesday 25th June 2019 (Close at 15:30)
Location: University of Exeter Business School, Exeter, Devon, UK
Following the publication of the Natural Capital Synthesis Reports as part of the Valuing Nature Programme, we ran a series of webinar sessions in early 2019. Each session featured a short presentation by a report author followed by questions and may be found at the links below:
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