News & Blogs
Blog: Accounting for the diversity of natural capital values
Economic values have an important role to play in the management of our natural environment, but not a singular one. Dr Craig Bullock explains why it can be useful to value aspects of nature. He highlights some of the challenges we must overcome in order to make these valuations more reliable and useful, and explores how the concept of ecosystem services is bringing about more meaningful and comprehensive definitions of value (Read more).
Blog: Who values what?
Awareness of the concepts underpinning ecosystem services is growing, but before we can use them as a practical tool, we need to recognise the subjectivity that influences our actions. Dr Caitriona Carlin, NUI Galway, outlines the importance of identifying values and attitudes towards ecosystem services and natural capital. (Read more)
Job announcement: Ecosystem Assessment Officer in Paris
The European Topic Centre on Biological Diversity is seeking an Ecosystem Assessment Officer to assist the ETC-BD's work in providing expertise to the EEA in the area of biodiversity and ecosystems assessments. (Read more)
Receive our newsletter: