Reflections following the IPBES Global Assessment Launch: 5 ways to take the guesswork out of decision making

The cost of biodiversity loss is skyrocketing, and we may soon discover tipping points of entire systems, such as coral reefs and polar systems, by actually tipping them. But although the patient – planet earth – has a huge number…

Read more

SEEA México Taller Técnico

English version México participa en un innovador proyecto global sobre Cuentas de Capital Natural y valoración de Servicios Ecosistémicos Un proyecto global coordinado por ONU Medio Ambiente, INEGI y el sector ambiental de México. Con las Cuentas de Capital Natural…

Read more

SEEA Mexico Inception Mission

versión en Español Natural Capital Accounting and Valuation of Ecosystem Services Inception Mission Mexico – June 2017   Mexico takes part int a groundbreaking global project on Natural Capital Accounting and Valuation of Ecosystem Services    On 13-14 June, the…

Read more

truevaluefarm

The Agroecology Haiku* From a smallholder farmer, with love   Farmers planting potatoes – Vincent Van Gogh Smallholder farmers live as a forced labourers for a changing global food system, in which their success is only defined in terms of…

Read more

TEEB Ecuador – Reunión Técnica

English version © ProEcuador / Cacao Ecuatoriano Quito (Ecuador) 5 – 8 Julio de 2016. TEEB ha organizado un taller técnico para discutir del progreso del proyecto TEEB Ecuador, cuyo objetivo es “integrar el papel de los servicios ecosistémicos y de la biodiversidad en…

Read more

TEEB Ecuador – National Stakeholder Meeting

Versión en Español© ProEcuador / Cacao Ecuatoriano Quito (Ecuador) 5 – 8 July, 2016. TEEB convened a workshop to discuss progress on TEEB Ecuador, which aims to “Integrate the role of ecosystem services and biodiversity in the transformation of the productive matrix [1] and…

Read more

From the Arctic, with love

Please share your thoughts and join the conversation on social media follow the hashtag: #truevalueARCTIC  I have always been there for you I am the Arctic, I am about 6% of this planet’s surface. I am home to around four million…

Read more

Do you still value me? – From the Arctic, with love

I have always been there for you I am the Arctic, I am about 6% of this planet’s surface. I am home to around four million people. I have watched indigenous peoples grow up here for thousands of years. I…

Read more

The case for a Nature and Wellbeing Bill

I am delighted that people are beginning to talk and write about our joint campaign with The Wildlife Trusts for a Nature and Wellbeing Act (read Mike McCarthy here and Geroge Monbiot here).   Thousands of people have also written to…

Read more

Natural Capital Accounting at the World Parks Congress

  The 6th IUCN-WCPA World Parks Congress was held in Sydney, Australia from 12-19 November 2014. Its focus on “Parks, People, Planet: Inspiring solutions” drew over 6000 delegates from over 170 countries. Held every 10 years, the Congress has played…

Read more

Latest Publications

Measuring what matters in agriculture and food systems: a synthesis

The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB) (2018). Measuring what matters in agriculture and food systems: a synthesis of the results and recommendations of TEEB for Agriculture and Food’s Scientific and Economic Foundations report. Geneva: UN Environment. Download report

Read more

Scientific and Economic Foundations Report

The TEEBAgriFood ‘Scientific and Economic Foundations’ report addresses the core theoretical issues and controversies underpinning the evaluation of the nexus between the agri-food sector, biodiversity and ecosystem services and externalities including human health impacts from agriculture on a global scale. It argues the…

Read more

TEEB Challenges and Responses

TEEB ‘s progress, challenges and responses towards mainstreaming the economics of nature. [ENG] [ESP]

Read more

TEEB for Agriculture & Food Concept Note

February 2014- The Concept Note presents the case for and proposed outline content of a TEEB for Agriculture & Food study.

Read more

Natural Capital Accounting and Water Quality: Commitments, Benefits, Needs and Progress

December 2013 – The briefing note outlines existing guidance and examples on water quality accounting and identifies the ongoing challenges related to the development of natural capital accounting and water quality accounting. Inspired by the growing global focus on natural capital accounting, the note identifies the ongoing challenges related to the development of natural capital accounting and water quality accounting, in order to encourage debate and commitment towards effective water and biodiversity policy.

Read more