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Sustainability Reads of the Week: 3/31- 4/6

This week was especially eventful in the world of sustainability, which we take as a good sign that people may be catching onto this whole climate change- care about the environment- thing. 562 more words

Sustainability Reads Of The Week

Natural Capital Valuation and Protection of Marine Megafauna

I’ve noticed a number of positive and interesting developments as of late in the area of marine species protection, pointing to an increasing recognition, by policymakers, of the… 497 more words


From one capital to five

Forum for the Future’s five capitals model is a means to moving beyond capital conceptualized as purely financial and opens the door to understanding value in all things that help us produce, beyond just money. 752 more words


Exploring Payments for Ecological Services (PES)

What are Payments for Ecological Services (PES)?                                                                                                                                                

PES is a strategy in which landowners or other stakeholders are paid to protect local ecological systems (also called natural capital) such as forests and watersheds. 1,307 more words


Does Money Grow on Trees?

The answer is no. Of course, you can save money by growing (and selling) your own produce, as guerilla gardener Ron Finley told us. 485 more words


Putting a price on nature: good or bad?

Putting a price on nature has emerged as a potential way to halt and reverse global environmental destruction, but it is a topic of contention which has torn the conservationist community. 887 more words


Natural values and the value of nature

“Nature underpins our economy and is central to our wellbeing.”

Not the words of a green organisation but those of the Government’s independent advisory body on the state of natural capital, the Natural Capital Committee (NCC). 593 more words