The need for resources in the light of the Natural Capital Committee's findings, published in the State of Natural Capital report, were debated in the Lords Grand Committee* on Thursday 24 October 2014.
The Environmental Sustainability Knowledge Transfer Network in collaboration with the EU project WaterDiss2.0 is hosting an event to give stakeholders the opportunity to learn about the latest studies around Flood Risks in Cities.
Second Nature, a University of Cambridge Natural Capital Leaders Platform event, launched a suite of innovative web-based tools to help global businesses better manage the goods and services from nature upon which they rely at The Royal Society in London on 26 November 2013.
Professor Ian Bateman, PI of the Valuing Nature Network, has been appointed to the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council Sustainable Intensification working group which advises the BBSRC Council on funding priorities in this area.
The Natural Environment Research Council has published their vision to 'place environmental science at the heart of responsible management of our planet'.
Cranfield University is looking to recruit a new lecturer/senior lecturer in Environmental/Energy Economics.
A new guide to valuing business externalities has been produced by the Natural Capital Leaders Platform, organised by the Cambridge Programme for Sustainability Leadership.
Colm Bowe from Liverpool John Moores University and Dan van der Horst from the University of Edinburgh worked with the brewing company SABMiller to value the externalities associated with growing the barley which is used to make beer.