Enabling Environment

How a 25 Year Plan Can Make Nature a Priority

9th September 2016
Published under: Enabling Environment

“Improving the environment. Sounds great, what’s not to like? Leave it in a better state than we found it: that’s a good ethos. Political momentum for action is growing as decision makers recognise the worrying trends in the essential goods and services nature has always provided us. For example, soil supports food production as well… [more]

Cuentas Experimentales De Los Ecosistemas En San Martín – Peru

9th September 2016
Published under: Data Tools & Methodologies,Enabling Environment

La contribución de la naturaleza, el capital natural, al desarrollo económico y bienestar de los paises es innegable. Sin embargo, las decisiones políticas y económicas de los gobiernos son tradicionalmente guiadas por indicadores macroeconómicos, como el Producto Bruto Interno (PBI), que son insuficientes para reflejar las dimensiones ambientales y sociales del valor de la naturaleza… [more]

With Our Planet At The Crossroads, The Future Of Conservation Depends On Science

6th September 2016
Published under: Enabling Environment,Why Natural Capital?

“This week, conservation takes center stage as 6,000 global experts dive deep into the issues that will define the physical future of our planet. And with the all the far-reaching impacts of these decisions affecting the long-term sustainability of our planet, it’s a gathering that cannot come soon enough. The World Conservation Congress is the… [more]

Bhutan’s People and Planet Approach

6th September 2016
Published under: Enabling Environment,Why Natural Capital?

  The tiny kingdom of Bhutan has sought a new path to development with a dual focus on ambitious conservation and human well being. “Bhutan holds the Guinness World Record for the most trees planted in an hour – nearly 50,000 – last year. It is also one of the most forested countries in the world. Despite… [more]

Illustration: Making Natural Capital Approaches Work for Conservation: Building the Enabling Environment & Mainstreaming the Use of Natural Capital Protocol

6th September 2016
Published under: Enabling Environment,Featured,Natural Capital Coalition

The Opportunity of the Commons

5th September 2016
Published under: Enabling Environment

Naoko Ishii, CEO and chairperson of the Global Environment Facility, tells Geoffrey Lean of new priorities for her organisation and the world economy that conform to the sustainable development goals. “We know about the “tragedy of the commons”, but how about the opportunity it presents? The crisis facing the ultimate global commons – the very… [more]