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The Natural Capital Committee, giving independent advice to Government and help incorporate natural capital into national and corporate accounting, has published its first annual State of Natural Capital report.
The follow-on phase of the UK NEA, the first analysis of the economic and social benefits of the UK’s natural environment, is building the evidence base, communicating the messages and informing new initiatives.
Defra's Green Food Project has published its initial conclusions on the challenges of increasing food production and enhancing the environment in England, drawing on the project sub groups and online forum.
A new report for Natural England finds that Environmental Stewardship schemes are delivering a range of ecosystem services which benefit the natural environment and in doing so help sustain and develop agricultural productivity.
One year on from the first white paper on the natural environment in 20 years, Defra's staff magazine Landscape reviews progress across the white paper's measures to take account of the value of nature in decision making.
One year on from the publication of the Government's Natural Environment White Paper, the English National Park Authorities Association has published a review of progress on the themes of the white paper in national parks.
Defra's Zoe Hodgson explains the need to properly value natural capital in order to allocate resources efficiently, and the role of the newly formed Natural Capital Committee to advise the Government on the state of natural capital.
Zoe Hodgson introduces the Ecosystem Markets Task Force, inviting responses to the recent call for evidence to support its work to review the business opportunities to develop goods and services which value and protect the environment.
Caroline Spelman has announced the 12 winners of the competition to select the first Nature Improvement Areas, to create wildlife havens, restore habitats and encourage local people to get involved with nature.
Air quality is of great importance to us all, yet addressing it can be seen to be a barrier to development. Hard choices and changes to our behaviour are needed to reduce air pollution and its impact on public health and the environment.