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Has the world gone mad?

Statue of Sir Peter Scott, London Wetland Centre, by Ginny Battson © 2014

“The world has gone mad.”

I am hearing this often in my particular sprachraum (the Anglosphere, at least), off-line and on-line, an almost daily occurrence from one quarter or another. 1,092 more words

Biodiversity Should Be Focus Of Businesses’ Efforts To Mitigate Their Environmental Impact, Says New Report

Biodiversity, the variety of plant and animal life in the world, is a fundamental component of ‘natural capital’ that businesses are dependent upon but which often gets overlooked in assessments of their environmental impact, according to a new report by members of the Cambridge Conservation Initiative (CCI). 497 more words

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Nature’s assets valuable, CRD told

Lakes, forests and aquifers should be listed right alongside sewers, treatment plants and buildings as local governments list and manage their assets, Capital Regional District directors were told last week. 471 more words

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People in the United States Don't Fund What They Value

In a study released this month and conducted independently of the National Park Service, we sought to develop the first-ever comprehensive assessment of what the parks are worth to the public.

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Report: Climate change risks to UK

Globally, 14 of the 15 hottest years on record have occurred since 2000. Climate change is set to increase the probability of flooding and put pressure on water availability in the UK. 427 more words

Natural capital - The New Accounting System

Cian White

On how the environment can be sustainably managed by placing a value on nature’s services. 747 more words

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