The IPBES Report: Responding positively to another tale of woe

Author photo Bruce Howard

Bruce Howard, Director of the Ecosystems Knowledge Network, responds to the latest global assessment of the state of nature, urging more showcasing of the 'good life' associated with a restored natural environment.

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Posted by Bruce Howard on 16th May 2019

The road to frictionless conservation


Alistair Taylor, Senior Policy Officer, Nature Directives at the RSPB and Martin Casey, Director of Public Affairs Europe at CEMEX argue in this joint blog that there is an urgent need for political rhetoric to be reflected in real action on the ground.

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Posted by Alistair Taylor and Martin Casey on 25th April 2019

Money might grow on trees


Alex White, Senior Policy Officer at the Aldersgate Group, reviews the crucial role of private investment in improving the state of the UK's valuable natural assets. 

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Posted by Alex White on 2nd October 2017

The Natural Capital Protocol: one year later


We know that the implementation of the Protocol is still in relative infancy, but the momentum behind it has been considerable, and in its first year, already it has become the standard approach for businesses looking to understand their impacts and dependencies on natural capital, says Mark Gough, Executive Director at the Natural Capital Coalition

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Posted by Mark Gough on 8th August 2017

Natural capital accounts show true value of English forests


Natural capital accounts will become a valuable strategic management tool for sustainable forestry, writes Pat Snowdon, Head of Economics and Climate Change at the Forestry Commission.

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Posted by Pat Snowdon on 20th October 2016

How a 25 year plan can make nature a priority


Ian Dickie, Director of the Aldergate Group and eftec, reviews the fundamentals for ensuring the 25 year plan for nature is a success.

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Posted by Ian Dickie on 9th September 2016