Resilience

Study: Not All Corals Respond the Same to Changes in Climate

3rd August 2018
Published under: Enabling Environment

This article was originally published on Phys.org “New research shows that not all corals respond the same to changes in climate. The University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science-led study looked at the sensitivity of two types of corals found in Florida and the Caribbean and found that one of them—mountainous… [more]

African Development Bank, IFAD & WWF Partner With Mozambique To Build Knowledge on Climate Finance & Natural Capital

30th July 2018
Published under: Enabling Environment

This article was originally published on Development Aid.  “Mozambique remains one of the countries most impacted by climate change in Africa, having faced a number of climate shocks and disasters over the past years that have hampered economic development. Temperature rises, scarce rainfall, and droughts, floods, and cyclones have had significant impacts on key sectors such… [more]

Scientists Race to Create More Resilient Coral to Survive in Warming Oceans

19th July 2018
Published under: Enabling Environment

This article was originally published on Phys.org  “In a hurricane-proof lab miles down the Florida Keys, scientists coddle tiny pieces of coral from the moment they are spawned until they are just hearty enough to be separated into specimens equipped to survive in the wild. Then these dark-green fragments are put through misery, plunged into… [more]

Crown Estate Scotland Complete Natural Capital Protocol Application

17th July 2018
Published under: Case Studies,Featured

This press release was originally published on The Crown Estate Scotland.  “17 JULY 2018: Natural Capital assessments – which help to define the value of natural assets – are especially useful for individual farmers and landowners, a trial project has found. The trial applied the Natural Capital Protocol, co-developed by an international team of expert businesses… [more]

Extinction is a Natural Process, But It’s Happening at 1,000 Times the Normal Speed

11th July 2018
Published under: Why Natural Capital?

This article was originally published on the Conservation.  “When Sudan the white rhino was put down by his carers earlier this year, it confirmed the extinction of one of the savannah’s most iconic subspecies. Despite decades of effort from conservationists, including a fake Tinder profile for the animal dubbed “the most eligible bachelor in the world”, Sudan… [more]

Advance the Ecosystem Approach in Cities

5th July 2018
Published under: Why Natural Capital?

This article was originally published on nature.  “More than half of the world’s population now live in urban areas, and both the proportion and numbers continue to grow. In future, we will require drastically different ways of planning, building and governing cities. Since at least the 1970s, researchers have been doing long-term studies to understand… [more]