SHORT INFO: Corporate Biodiversity Management: A Framework — a presentation by Divya Narain

Cor­po­rate Bio­di­ver­sity Man­age­ment: A Frame­work from Divya Narain What’s it about in short: pre­sen­ta­tion by Divya Narain on Cor­po­rate Bio­di­ver­sity Man­age­ment (thanks Divya for shar­ing) When was it released: Jan­u­ary 1, 2016 By whom: Divya Narain, on Slideshare More info: … Con­tinue read­ing

SHORT INFO: Why biodiversity loss and climate change are equal threats

What’s it about in short: Robert Bloom­field elab­o­rates on the intere­lat­ed­ness of such cru­cial threats as bio­di­ver­sity loss and cli­mate change. When was it released: Decem­ber 26, 2015 By whom: Robert Bloom­field, in: The Guardian More info: … Con­tinue read­ing

NEW ARTICLE: A World at Risk: Aggregating Development Trends to Forecast Global Habitat Conversion

Author(s): James R. Oakleaf,Christina M. Kennedy,Sharon Baruch-Mordo, Paul C. West, James S. Ger­ber, Larissa Jarvis and Joseph Kiesecker Title: A World at Risk: Aggre­gat­ing Devel­op­ment Trends to Fore­cast Global Habi­tat Con­ver­sion Year: 2015 In: PLOS ONE, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.013833. Pub­lished online: … Con­tinue read­ing

SHORT INFO: Consultation on Draft Natural Capital Protocol launched

What’s it about in short: The draft Nat­ural Cap­i­tal Pro­to­col and Sec­tor Guides as they are launched for con­sul­ta­tion until Feb­ru­ary 26, 2016. When was it released: Novem­ber 23, 2015 By whom: Nat­ural Cap­i­tal Coali­tion More info: … Con­tinue read­ing

SHORT INFO: Commission ‘barking up the wrong tree’ on nature law review

What’s it about in short: BirdLife’s Ariel Brun­ner sum­ma­rizes and com­ments on the inter­rim out­comes of the fit­ness check of the EU Birds and Habi­tat Direc­tives When was it released: Novem­ber 20, 2015 By whom: Ariel Brun­ner, BirdLife More info: … Con­tinue read­ing

Let’s talk about NATURAL CAPITAL!

  With the cur­rently ongo­ing World Forum on Nat­ural Cap­i­tal in Edin­burgh we have reached another peak in the dis­cus­sion about the value of nature — nat­ural cap­i­tal is all around us. As there are so many news on this, … Con­tinue read­ing

NEW REPORT: Valuing Nature: Protected Areas and Ecosystem Services

Author(s): (Edi­tors:) Pene­lope Fig­gis, Bren­dan Mackey, James Fitzsi­mons, Jason Irv­ing and Pepe Clarke Title: Valu­ing Nature: Pro­tected Areas and Ecosys­tem Ser­vices Year: 2015 In: IUCN Aus­tralia SCIENCE INFORMING POLICY SYMPOSIUM SERIES Pages: 140. Pub­li­ca­tion type: report Lan­guage: Eng­lish Source: … Con­tinue read­ing

SHORT INFO: The verdict is in: Europe’s nature laws are fit for purpose

What’s it about in short: BirdLife sum­ma­rizes some of the first results of the “fit­ness check” of the EU birds and habi­tats direc­tive When was it released: Novem­ber 12, 2015 By whom: Fin­lay Dun­can, BirdLife More info: see also my … Con­tinue read­ing

SHORT INFO: Extractives industries in Africa: Blessing or Curse?

What’s it about in short: arti­cle adsress­ing the aims of BirdLife Inter­na­tional, IUCN and WWF to bal­ance extrac­tives indus­tries in Africa with social and envieon­men­tal con­cerns When was it released: June 12, 2015 By whom: Ken Mwathe, BirdLife More info: … Con­tinue read­ing

SHORT INFO: Positive Impact Manifesto — La banca, determinante en la transición hacia una economía verde e inclusiva

What’s it about in short: A group of 10 inter­na­tional banks recently signed the Pos­i­tive Impact Man­i­festo. This includes a roadmap towards a new par­a­digm of pos­i­tive finan­cial impact on the econ­omy, soci­ety and envi­ron­ment. When was it released: Octo­ber 2, 2015 … Con­tinue read­ing