TEEBrief June 2016

TEEBrief Newsletter 1.16 (June 2016) The TEEBrief newsletter, published every two months, aims to inform the TEEB Community about news, events, publications, multimedia and more related to The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity. Please send us your articles, news, comments and…

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Valuing the Invisible

The economic invisibility of agriculture and food systems by Dustin Miller *  © Photo: Dustin Miller What does ‘economic invisibility’ mean, and how does it relate to our planet’s agriculture and food systems? Agricultural systems are most known for the benefits…

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TEEB Bhutan – National Stakeholder Meeting

  Thimphu, 14 – 17 March, 2016.- The second national stakeholder meeting gathered representatives from national Government agencies, private sector, NGOs, and the United Nations to discuss the different technical aspects related to the development of the TEEB Bhutan study:…

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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…

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TEEB Multi-Stakeholder International Workshop in Beijing

TEEB Office, Geneva (11.02.2015)  The TEEB Multi-stakeholder International Workshop was held in Beijing on January 21–22, 2015. The workshop brought together representatives from national and regional government agencies, the private sector, NGOs, civil society, international agencies, and the scientific community…

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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…

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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…

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TEEBrief September 2014 Issue

TEEBrief  September 2014 Issue 2014/04

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This week in Natural Capital

15-19 September, by Anna Heuberger Tackling Climate Change and economic growth can go hand in hand- It is time to act! A new report by the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate was released on the 16th of September…

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This Week in Natural Capital

7-10 September, 2014, by Anna Heuberger Giving rights back to local communities to manage their commons This week’s lead story is based on a blog entry by the Oxford University Press titled “Biocultural community protocols and the future of conservation”.…

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Latest Publications

TEEBAgriFood Interim Report

The Interim Report introduces the key questions, issues and arguments to be addressed by TEEBAgriFood.

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Towards TEEBAgriFood

TEEB is bringing together economists, business leaders, agriculturalists and experts in biodiversity and ecosystem services to systematically review the economic interdependencies between agriculture and natural ecosystems, and provide a comprehensive economic valuation of eco-agri-food systems. Alexander Müller, TEEB for Agriculture & Food…

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TEEB Challenges and Responses

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

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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.

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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.

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