Archive for 'ecosystems'
The SDRN highlights new research publications in sustainable development: a toolkit for wellbeing; concerns about windpower; the value of ecosystem goods and services; assessing the EU's 6th Environment Action Programme.
The SDRN highlights recent research relating to sustainable development: assessing the environmental friendliness of vegetables; carbon abatement for biochar systems; valuing ecosystem services.
A new code of practice highlights the environmental, social and economic problems which invasive non-native plants can cause and provides advice to all involved in horticulture on basic steps to minimise their impact.
In the second of our series of articles on evidential priorities, Professor Robert Watson looks at biodiversity, its critical importance to human wellbeing and the economy, and how getting the economics right can help address its loss.
7 April 2011, 5pm (UK): The editors of the first two volumes of The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity explore the economic value of nature, and the advantages and ethics of putting a price on our natural world.
The Global Legislators Organisation seeks to improve the valuation of natural capital in decision-making through a better understanding of economic valuation of natural capital, scientific assessment of trends and political leadership.
The SDRN highlights new research in sustainable development: putting TEEB into practice - a case study of ecosystem services in the Danube basin; forest certification as a global environmental governance tool.
The SDRN highlights new research in sustainable development: increased human dependence on ecosystems; allotments and wellbeing; climate's effect on food security and livelihoods; new Met Office academic partnership.
Pavan Sukhdev, study leader of The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity, sets out the questions posed by the study and explains how its approach can offer a mainstream solution for more sustainable development.
Key messages from the UK National Ecosystem Assessment provide an early insight into the first analysis of the UK’s natural environment in terms of the benefits it provides to society.