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OpenNESS Synthesis paper: Non-monetary valuation

To increase the applicability of NMV it is necessary to clarify the boundaries and the terminology of the field, and address considerations with regard to the context-specificity of non-monetary techniques.

English
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OneMap from Ecometrica

A diverse business with global operations and land-based assets faces a number of reporting challenges. Management teams need fast access to data that is locked away in departmental silos, inaccessible and unusable. Even with close links to these departments, gathering all the information needed to

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ARtificial Intelligence for Ecosystem Services (ARIES)

ARIES is a networked software technology that redefines ecosystem service assessment and valuation for decision-making. ARIES is an artificial intelligent modeler rather than a single model or collection of models. ARIES chooses ecological process models where appropriate, and turns to simpler

English
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Innovative Housing

Innovative approach for housing development by fostering the evolution of active and sustainable communities.

English

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Norway's Species Map Service

With more than 16 million records representing more than 28,300 species, the English-language version of the Species Map Service offers users from across the globe a comprehensive tool for locating Norway's flora and fauna.

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Natural Value Initiative

The Natural Value Initiative (NVI) is Fauna & Flora International's (FFI) platform to engage financial institutions around natural capital by developing tools and methodologies that demonstrate the materiality of nature capital and enables mainstreaming thereof into financial decision-

English
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Rotterdam - The transition to urban resilience (URBES video)

The film Rotterdam - The transition to urban resilience introduces Rotterdam as one of the European cities aligned with the URBES - Urban Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services project. The city presents its experiences and future perspectives on strengthening the resilience of the urban ecosystem as

English
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REstoring rivers FOR effective catchment Management (REFORM)

REFORM (REstoring rivers FOR effective catchment Management, http://reformrivers.eu/) brought together 26 renowned research institutes and applied partners from15 European countries to generate tools for cost-effective restoration of river ecosystems, and for improved monitoring of the biological

English
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Mapping and assessment of ecosystem services in Natura 2000 sites of the Niraj - Tarnava Mica region

The goal of the project is to assess and map the most important ecosystem services of the area based on the perception, valuation and utilization of the services by the local residents.

English
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Urban Climate Comfort Zones

Guidelines for tackling heat island effects of urban open spaces, identifying prior areas of concern and proposing measures to enhance thermal comfort, micro-climate, amenity value and biodiversity in urban regions (with strategically distributed green spaces).

English

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Stakeholder Engagement and Participatory Processes

In areas such as nature based solutions and biodiversity, Prospex enables effective dialogue, lasting agreements and strategies for changing contexts. Prospex is a pioneer service provider in stakeholder engagement, strategic foresight and negotiation & conflict resolution in complex science-

English
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Value transfer method

Benefits transfer (BT), or more generally - value transfer (VT) - refers to applying quantitative estimates of ecosystem service values from existing studies to another context. You take value estimates from a study site, and apply them with adjustments to a policy site where time or resource

English
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Time-use Studies Factsheet

Time use study is an innovation of the conventional stated preference techniques, in particular taken from the contingent valuation approach. In this case, the payment vehicle is expressed in labour hours rather than monetary units (use in the classical willingness to pay studies) (Kenter et al.

English
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Kremesti Environmental Consulting Ltd.

I am a water treatment specialist with over 12 years of experience in power stations. I have an M.Sc. degree in Industrial Chemistry from the USA. I am chartered in the UK with CIWEM, the Science Council and the Society for the Environment.

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AlpES - Alpine Ecosystem Services

The AlpES project's overall objective is to introduce ecosystem services as a regional/transnational environmental governance framework and train and support the AlpES target groups in understanding, valuing and managing them.

English
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Urban and Peri-Urban Agriculture Best Practice Catalogue

This Catalogue highlights the best practices identified in the 6 metropolises associated with MADRE, in terms of farmers’ innovation, social innovation, consumer innovation, academic research, territorial innovation and transnational innovation.

English

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Go Green

Guidelines for implementing multifunctional green infrastructure in urban contexts, including tools and good practice examples.

English

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OpenNESS Synthesis paper: Sustainable ecosystem management

Sustainable Ecosystem Management (SEM) is one of the 'four challenges' for ecosystem services (ES) addressed by OpenNESS; the others relate to human well-being, competitiveness and governance. The challenge is to manage ecosystems in such a way that they can sustainably deliver an optimal

English
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Method Factsheet - Production Function Approach

The production function approach (PFA) can be used in situations where a marketed good or service is produced with both man-made and ecosystem inputs. The PFA is a method designed to value indirect use values. It is highly appropriate for capturing ecological and monetary values, as well as

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Assessing Green Infrastructure Elements in the Visegrad Countries

30% of significantly and moderately fragmented area, 22% of mammals in the danger of extinction and only 17% of favourable conservations status of habitats and species within the Natura 2000 network1 - these are some of the sheer numbers that show that the EU’s biodiversity is in extreme danger.

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