Water

How Climate Change Could Alter Our Food

27th July 2018
Published under: Why Natural Capital?

This article was originally published on Phys.org “The world population is expected to grow to almost 10 billion by 2050. With 3.4 billion more mouths to feed, and the growing desire of the middle class for meat and dairy in developing countries, global demand for food could increase by between 59 and 98 percent. This… [more]

Wildlife Winners & Losers in Britain’s Summer Heatwave

26th July 2018
Published under: Why Natural Capital?

This article was originally published on the Conservation.  “George Orwell, upon returning from Spain in June 1937, remarked that what made England distinctive was the green of its landscape. Anyone currently making this same journey could be forgiven for thinking they were still on holiday, as the endless weeks of hot and dry weather have… [more]

Rivers in the Sky: How Deforestation Is Affecting Global Water Cycles

26th July 2018
Published under: Why Natural Capital?

This article was originally published on Yale Environment 360.  “A growing body of evidence indicates that the continuing destruction of tropical forests is disrupting the movement of water in the atmosphere, causing major shifts in precipitation that could lead to drought in key agricultural areas in China, India, and the U.S. Midwest. Every tree in… [more]

Forest Products Sector Guide: Case Study for International Paper

24th July 2018
Published under: Case Studies,Featured,Protocol Case Studies

The company in brief International Paper (IP) is one of the world’s leading producers of fiber-based packaging, pulp and paper. We create value for our stakeholders by: sustaining forests, investing in people, improving our planet, creating innovative products and delivering inspired performance. Our vision is to be among the most successful, sustainable, and responsible companies… [more]

Forest Products Sector Guide: Case Study for CMPC

23rd July 2018
Published under: Case Studies,Featured,Protocol Case Studies

The company in brief Established in 1920 in Chile, CMPC produces pulp, paper, tissue, and solid wooden products, based on 665.000 ha of plantations. With sales over US$ 5 bn to 45 countries, the company is present in 8 countries in Latin America, with 17.145 employees. CMPC’s mission is to produce and sell products in… [more]

Pay More Attention to Forests to Avert Global Water Crisis, Researchers Urge

17th July 2018
Published under: Why Natural Capital?

This article was originally published on Mongabay.  Story highlights: According to a new report, the growing human population and climate change are exacerbating a looming global water crisis that has already hit home in places like Australia’s Murray Darling basin — but the crisis could potentially be averted if humans paid more attention to the… [more]