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Natural Capital Protocol Toolkit launched

Natural Capital Protocol Toolkit
13 July 2017

Today sees the launch of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) & Natural Capital Coalition's 'Natural Capital Protocol Toolkit'.

The toolkit aims to help business understand its relationship to nature. It provides a standardised framework for measuring...


Apply now for 2018 Natura 2000 Award

View from the Balcoes viewpoint, Madeira, Portugal
17 May 2017

The European Natura 2000 Award, which honours leading nature conservation achievements, has opened for a fourth year of applications. Any entity involved in activities related to Natura 2000 can apply to one of the five Award categories. In addition, the high-profile “EU Citizens’ Award” goes to...


EKLIPSE Calls for Knowledge

3 April 2017

EKLIPSE is running a set of four "calls for knowledge" inviting people to openly share relevant papers, reports and other material, and discuss them in the preparation of further activities: three potential knowledge synthesis activities (CAP greening measures, biodiversity and mental health,...


Share your thoughts on Climate-ADAPT

Climate-ADAPT survey
21 March 2017

European Climate Adaptation Platform (Climate-ADAPT) has launched a user and information provider survey.

The purpose of the survey is to evaluate if Climate-ADAPT is achieving its aim to support decision-makers in Europe by providing the following three services:

Facilitating the...

Call for papers: Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP) Annual Conference

Sustainable Infrastructure
27 February 2017
Fifth Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP) Annual Conference Location: World Bank, Washington DC, USA Date: 27-29 November 2017

The Fifth Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP) Annual Conference will be hosted by the World Bank on the topic of sustainable infrastructure, to stimulate research...


ONS & Defra release 'Principles of Natural Capital Accounting'

North York Moors National Park
24 February 2017

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) and Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA) have released 'Principles of Natural Capital Accounting (version 2.0)' - a background paper for those wanting to understand the concepts and methodology underlying the UK Natural Capital...


EKLIPSE launches Nature Based Solutions Evaluation Framework

EKLIPSE Project logo
22 February 2017

EKLIPSE has launched 'An impact evaluation framework to support planning and evaluation of nature-based solutions projects' .

The report was prepared by the EKLIPSE Expert Working Group on Nature-based Solutions to Promote Climate Resilience in Urban Areas. The assessment framework will...




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