New Publication! Accounting for National Nature Reserves

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.

Sign up to Natural Capital Synthesis report webinars!

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.

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24 January 2019, 13:00 - 14:00 The Natural Capital of Temporary Rivers
Rachel Stubbington 

Sign Up to Keynote Lecture! Learning from history: re-constructing changes in natural capital over the last century

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).

New opportunity for Early Career Researchers! Applications invited for a workshop on Sustainable Intensification & Valuing Nature

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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.

New research on national action plans on antimicrobial resistance: an analysis generated from a Valuing Nature placement

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. 

New Campaign will Inspire Business to Value Nature

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.