Greater understanding of social inclusion is vital to decision making about mainstreaming nature-based solutions. Social inclusion in this context means understanding how vulnerable, marginalised and under-represented voices are included (rather than excluded) in processes and practices to
This factsheet illustrates how cultural ecosystem services offer a gateway to raising awareness of the wide range of ecosystem services provided by nature, their importance for quality of life and human health in cities, and their role in encouraging urban environmental stewardship.
The Nature Conservancy and partners have conducted a range of Natural Climate Solutions (NCS) analyses accross the globe over the last five years. In this guide they outline basic parameters for getting started with an NCS assessment, flag key decision points, and explain the factors to consider
This guide shows how the forest products sector can value nature into their business decision-making The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) and the members of the Forest Solutions Group (FSG) launched the Forest Products Sector Guide to the Natural Capital Protocol,
To help meet the challenges of a growing city and the climate and ecological emergency, there must be a step change in how development relates to London’s natural environment. As well as continuing to protect the most valuable green and wild places, new development proposals need also to strengthen
The TEEBAgriFood valuation framework is a frame of analysis that can enable us to answer the question "what should we value, and why?" The framework ensures that nothing important is missed, and that the full range of impacts and dependencies (including externalities) from eco-agri-food
Vivid Economics' Report "Fund Nature, Fund the Future: EU Recovery Plans miss the triple win opportunity to for nature, climate and the economy"
The report provides quantitative analysis of ten EU National Resilience and Recovery Plans (NRRPs) and finds that they miss a major opportunity to invest in a nature-positive recovery. The NRRPs aim to mitigate the economic and social impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and build a more sustainable and
The Natural Capital Protocol Toolkit is an interactive database that helps businesses find the right tools to measure and value their impacts and dependencies on natural capital as they use the Natural Capital Protocol. By tools, we mean any resource, methodology or approach that is relevant to
The article presents the contribution of the Department of Integrated Geography of the Adam Mickiewicz University in the development of methodological framework and practical applications within the concept of the social-ecological system. The ongoing work focuses on several research fields. They
Planning for a healthy environment - good practice guidance for green infrastructure and biodiversity
This guidance is designed to offer advice to planning practitioners on how green infrastructure and biodiversity can be enhanced and protected through the planning system. It summarises the latest policy drivers and distils the best of our current policy responses. It also sets out practical
High-performance lidar scanner for environmental surveys. Flown on a fixed wing UAV with advanced specification. Long duration (8 hrs) and long range (1,000 km). Real time lidar data processing: by the time the drone lands, your inventory information inhand!
Guidelines for setting up a non-profit resident-run enterprise for managing community assets, applying an adaptive PPP approach.
Making green economy happen: Integration of ecosystem services and natural capital into sectoral policies
The integration of ecosystem services and natural capital into the functioning of economic sectors provides a concrete means to initiate a shift towards green economy. This process starts with the integration of ecosystem services and natural capital into the policies governing the different
Deliberative mapping of ecosystem services within and around Donana National Park (SW Spain) in relation to land use change
The establishment of protected areas is one of the main strategies for preserving biodiversity from land use transformation. However, a great number of protected areas are becoming isolated due to land use changes in their surroundings.
There is no clear definition of participatory economic valuation methods. wo common features can be identified: a concern with reflecting stakeholders’ own perceptions, references and categories of value, and efforts to ensure that ecosystem service users and beneficiaries are directly
Nature-based solutions (NBS) are solutions that are inspired and supported by nature. They can be used in urban settings to complement or replace "traditional" or "grey" solutions to perform functions, such as thermal insulation and stormwater retention and filtration. Focusing
www.natuurwaardeverkenner.be The Flemish government recognises the importance of these ecosystem services (ESS). The manual and easy to apply tool uses pragmatic methods to value ecosystem services in rural and urban environments. The tool helps everyone (land managers, planners, national and
The TESSA toolkit provides practical guidance for measuring ecosystem services at the site scale.It effectively communicates the results to aid decision-making on a local level,which is an area existing tools have had limited applicability.TESSA provides scientifically robust information and a
#NatureForAll is a global movement to inspire love of nature. It is founded on the knowledge that the more people experience nature, the more they appreciate, love, and care for it. Experiences and connections with nature are an important foundation for lifelong support and action for parks and
Transition Towards Sustainable and Liveable Urban Futures – JPI Urban Europe Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda
Strategic Research and Innovation agenda (SRIA) Launched in 2015, the SRIA describes the long-term strategy and programme for JPI Urban Europe’s from 2015 – 2020. The SRIA responds to the urgent need for ambitious, sustained and truly inter- and transdisciplinary research to radically improve