Landscape

Long-Term Study Reveals One Invasive Insect Can Change A Forest Bird Community

24th May 2018
Published under: Why Natural Capital?

This article was originally published on ScienceDaily.  “Eastern hemlock forests have been declining due to a non-native insect pest, the hemlock woolly adelgid. A new study from The Condor: Ornithological Applications presents some of the best long-term data showing how the decline of a single tree species (eastern hemlock) leads to the disappearance of birds specialized to… [more]

In Madagascar, Fishermen Plant Mangroves for the Future

14th May 2018
Published under: Enabling Environment

This article was originally published on Phys.org  “Hunched over the soil, Malagasy villagers work feverishly—deft fingers planting stalks of mangrove to replace the swathes destroyed for firewood and building material. In just two decades, Madagascar lost about a fifth of its mangrove forest area, exposing its coastline to the ocean’s ravages and shrinking the nursery… [more]

Connecting Finance and Natural Capital: Case Study for Rabobank

14th May 2018
Published under: Case Studies,Featured

The financial institution in brief: Rabobank is a bank by and for customers, a cooperative bank, a socially- responsible bank. Our aim is to be market leader across all financial markets in the Netherlands. We are also committed to being a leading bank in the field of food and agri worldwide. Rabobank is an international… [more]

Forest Loss Leads to Local Climate Change Effect in Borneo

4th May 2018
Published under: Why Natural Capital?

This article was originally published on Landscape News.  “If you have ever perspired under the sun in the tropics and then experienced the welcome crispness of the shade offered by the leafy boughs of a tree, the focus of a new study by scientists at the University of Queensland and the Norwegian University of Life Sciences clearly linking forest loss… [more]

Studying Midwest Soil Erosion from Space

30th April 2018
Published under: Data Tools & Methodologies,Enabling Environment

This article was originally published on Phys.org “…Erosion reduces soil fertility, Larsen points out, resulting in diminished agricultural production. The cost in the U.S. reaches tens of billions of dollars a year and while many recognize the need to conserve soil, uncertainties remain about how big the problem is. He says that developing soil loss estimates on… [more]

These Montana Ranchers Are Helping Grizzlies, Wolves & Cattle Coexist

30th April 2018
Published under: Enabling Environment

This article was originally published on Ensia.   “In the Tom Miner Basin of Montana, just outside the protected wilds of Yellowstone National Park, survival requires vigilance. The 30-square-mile (80-square-kilometer) basin is home to not only a wolf pack, but also one of the densest populations of grizzly bears in the Lower 48. Some 30 to… [more]