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Tag Archives: Natural Capital
New Board members for Natural England: the banker, the mandarin, the natural capitalist and the media exec.
An image speaks a thousand words, doesn’t it. Imagine being the person at Defra who decides which image to use for each story. “Natural England board members appointed.” Natural. England. Something natural perhaps. Hmm – perhaps a … Continue reading
Posted in Natural Capital, Natural England, regulation Tagged Natural Capital, Natural England 4 Comments
Accountancy will not save nature: the problems with “Net Gain”
It’s difficult to believe that while we watch – ok, there are probably only a few of us now hanging on to the bitter end, as most will have given up and gone off to do something more sensible – … Continue reading
Some thoughts on the Oxford Real Farming Conference 2019
Last week’s 10th Oxford Real Farming Conference was bigger than ever, with over a thousand delegates attending – and nearly as many again, on the waiting list for returned tickets. The conference was spread over even more venues this year, … Continue reading
Natural Capital thinking leads us astray
It seemed appropriate that I should take part in a debate about natural capital and wetlands yesterday, on International Biodiversity Day. I was invited (I think) to be the Natural Capital dissident. It was a good debate and I enjoyed … Continue reading
Posted in biodiversity, Lush Times, Natural Capital Tagged international biodiversity day, Lush Times, Natural Capital 13 Comments
Earthwatch Natural Capital debate today: Does nature come with a price tag?
It’s going to be the warmest day of the year so far (at least down here) so of course rather than go and enjoy the fantastic nature that a beautiful spring day in Dorset has to offer, I’m getting on … Continue reading
Pythagoras, Bean Counters and Natural Capital
“have nothing to do with the bean.” We are all familar with Pythagoras who discovered that, for a triangle, the square of the hypotenuse is the sum of the squares of tte opposite sides. What we may not realise is … Continue reading
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It’s new moon: a goat must be sacrificed
Some random musings on natural capital. Sacrifice may have been a way for societies to avoid creating ecological debt. Ecological debt is another way of describing the damage to nature inflicted by human activity. Arguably ecological debt starts when modern … Continue reading
Posted in ecological debt, economics, Natural Capital, sacrifice Tagged ecological debt, Natural Capital, sacrifice, tithe 9 Comments
Natural Capital Day
Monday was Natural Capital day at the Green Alliance. They produced a report called Natural Partners, in which they sought to explain that Natural Capitalists and Nature Conservationists could get along fine, instead of bickering. On the same day, they … Continue reading
Posted in Green Alliance, Natural Capital Tagged Green Alliance, Natural Capital 15 Comments
Food or Floods?
So much has been written about the recent flooding, that I have resisted the temptation to jump in with size 12 boots; not least because, so far, we have escaped the worst of it in the south-west. However, I read … Continue reading
Posted in deregulation, Dieter Helm, farming, flooding, Kerry McCarthy, Liz Truss Tagged Catchment Management, Dieter Helm, flooding, Kerry mcCarthy, Natural Capital 19 Comments
Natural Capital Poll: The Results
Thanks to the 160 people who took part in my poll about natural capital last week. THe results are: 60% of voters agreed that natural capital is one of a number of approaches to take, and believe that a natural … Continue reading
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