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New book on the value of nature

In helping to address grand challenges like climate change, I believe we’re going to rediscover many of the important benefits of nature.

This is the theory central to my new book, to be released in 2017. Stay tuned for updates!


Implementing an environmental-economic accounting framework to support environmental policy-making: a work-in-progress

Mladen Kovac, Chief Economist, Office of Environment and Heritage
Nicholas Conner, Principal Conservation Economist, Office of Environment and Heritage

Introduction to SEEA

Along with nearly all other countries, Australia produces a set of national economic accounts – the System of National Accounts (SNA).  824 more words

Nature NSW

Ecosystem accounting - helping make an informed decision on the future of logging

Dr Oisín Sweeney, Senior Ecologist, National Parks Association of NSW

A case study on the Victorian Central Highlands

Back in June, scientists and economists from the Australian National University produced a ground-breaking piece of work. 920 more words

Nature NSW

Mayesbrook Climate Change Park

Restoration of the Mayes Brook in Mayesbrook Park, in the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham, was an opportunity to create an ecological and community focal point within a broader environmental regeneration project. 1,221 more words

Some good news from the Antarctic

Whereas much of our attention has been drawn to the recent anomaly in the sea ice cover of October in the Arctic (see here, and note the flatness in October) there has been some good news from the other cold side of the world: Antarctica. 415 more words

Environmental Economics

PhD studentships available

Right now, through the Leeds-York NERC Doctoral Training Partnership, I have a number of PhD studentships advertised to come and work at the Sustainability Research Institute in Leeds. 200 more words