Stockholm Resilience Center & Partners Launch New MOOC: Transforming Development: The Science and Practice of Resilience Thinking

19th April 2018
Published under: Enabling Environment

This text was taken from Stockholm Resilience Center.  “With concerns about climate and global environmental changes, extreme events, and increases in social, economic, and political turbulence, the concept of resilience is proving useful across a range of sectors as a way to understand and respond to a fast-changing and often surprise-riddled world. Resilience thinking is more… [more]

World Bank Report Finds Natural Capital Makes Up Nearly Half of the Wealth in Low Income Countries

31st January 2018
Published under: Enabling Environment,Why Natural Capital?

This information was originally published on the World Bank.  Highlights: Natural capital makes up nearly half of the wealth in low income countries. More efficient, long-term management of natural resources is key to sustainable development. New World Bank report includes estimates of human capital for the first time. Human capital is the largest component of… [more]

3,200 Children Join Valuing Nature in Childhood Programme

8th November 2017
Published under: Enabling Environment

This article was originally published on Vietnam News.  “Some 3,200 children in northern Ninh Bình Province’s Nho Quan District are expected to join this school year’s Valuing Nature in Childhood Programme. The programme which was officially launched on Sunday, is being implemented by Save Việt Nam’s Wildlife. As scheduled, the children will be divided into 116 groups.… [more]

Natural Capital Protocol: Case Study for Natura

11th September 2017
Published under: Case Studies,Featured,Protocol Case Studies

The company in brief: Natura is the leading multinational Brazilian company operating in the cosmetics, personal care and beauty industries. With its headquarters in São Paulo, the company employs around 6500 staff in eight countries. The company has a Sustainability Vision which assumes the commitment of integrating environmental and social impacts into Natura’s economic results… [more]

Landscape Restoration with a Business Approach: MOOC

30th April 2017
Published under: Data Tools & Methodologies,Enabling Environment

This MOOC is run by Commonland.  “1st ENABLE course launched May 1st 2017. How to restore landscapes and, simultaneously, create sustainable businesses? The answer is given by the first online course promoted by the European Network for the Advancement of Business and Landscape Education (ENABLE), a strategic network co-funded by the EU Erasmus+ programme to… [more]

Man-Made Sewage Filtering Wetlands Combines Sanitation, Recreation & Education

24th April 2017
Published under: Enabling Environment

This article was originally published on The Bulletin. “Plenty of people in Central Oregon are participating in Earth Day activities this week, but only the city of Prineville celebrated by moving 400,000 tons of dirt to create an educational nature trail that meanders around a series of environmentally friendly, sewage-filtering ponds. Nearly a year to… [more]