Natural Assets

Posted by Daniel Allen on 8/10/2019

 

The recently released Glover Review calls for radical changes in the way England's underperforming national parks are managed. Those changes should be based on the comprehensive and cutting edge assessment of both biodiversity and people.    

 

Snowdonia National Park. Photo: Daniel Allen

 

Seizing the moment

Posted by Dr Paul Jepson on 12/09/2019

 

A new scientific paper reveals the huge value-generating potential of Brazilian protected areas. As the first high-profile application of the Natural Asset Framework, the analysis has worldwide implications.    

 

Protected Areas - both in Brazil and across the world - could generate far more value for both nature and people. Image: Daniel Allen

 

Framework first

Posted by Daniel Allen on 14/06/2019

 

In the UK's newest national park, the restoration of landscapes and wildlife populations is generating a range of benefits.    

 

Boosting resilience

The South Downs are often referred to as the lungs of southeast England - a bucolic swathe of greenery edged by an iconic coastal margin. Gently undulating hills, dazzling chalk cliffs, wildflower-filled ancient woodlands - the stunning landscapes of Sussex and Hampshire are what attract so many people to live and visit.

 

Posted by Daniel Allen on 4/06/2019

 

A growing number of British cities are now reevaluating their natural assets. In Greater Manchester a pioneering new plan could leverage such assets to generate returns for both investors and society.

 

Funding shift