Economics

This page is a list of the most recently updated pages and stories that have been tagged “Economics” by IUCN thematic and regional units.
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When businesses value environmental costs more consistently, better management decisions are made for the environment, society and the companies...
Biodiversity and ecosystem services are often considered public goods, i.e. the costs of destroying or damaging ecosystems are passed on from the user to society. NGOs have therefore been pushing...
An IUCN knowledge basket on the interrelationships between people and nature.
The People in Nature (PiN) Knowledge Basket (formerly Human Dependence on Nature, or HDN) provides a process of systematic data collection, analysis and documentation for landscape level assessment...
The wealth of nature is essential to the wealth of nations. All aspects of the global economy, from raw materials to manufacturing to trade and...
Marseille, France – The French Ministry for the Ecological and Inclusive Transition and IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature, today...
The signing follows IUCN Council’s selection of France as the host country for the IUCN Congress, based on a rigorous evaluation process of France’s candidature.  A presentation of a new...
In the spotlight People in nature : valuing the diversity of interrelationships between people and nature Davidson-Hunt, Iain J. (Iain Johnson), Meijer, Seline S., Olsen, Nathalie, Suich, Helen...
Calculating the value for money of investments in restoration is complex – but becoming clearer. Guatemala has made strides in forest landscape...
A small, multi-disciplinary team recently completed an assessment of IUCN’s contribution to forest landscape restoration in Guatemala and published their findings in Value for Money: Guatemala’s...
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As leaders from business, government and the conservation community prepare to demonstrate the latest advances to value and measure natural capital...
IUCN Director General Inger Andersen will outline the action required in her keynote speech at the World Forum on Natural Capital, being held for the third time in Edinburgh, UK, on 27-28 November...
Gland, Switzerland – IUCN former President, globally recognised environmentalist Yolanda Kakabadse, will Chair the new IUCN independent scientific...
The collapse of the tailings dam in the Brazilian State of Minas Gerais in November 2015 resulted in 19 deaths, and severely impacted the local communities and environment in the Rio Doce watershed....
IUCN's Global Economics Programme will complete work in all three programme areas of IUCN's 2013-2016 Programme, but place special emphasis on Programme Area 3: Nature-based solutions. IUCN Global...
Forest landscape restoration (FLR) brings people together to identify and put in place a mix of land-use practices that will help restore the functions of forests across a whole landscape. IUCN’s...
The IUCN-Rio Tinto Natural Capital Project attempts to identify and quantify biodiversity and ecosystem services values in key regions where Rio Tinto operates, in order to incorporate the value of...

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