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2020 Natural Capital Symposium
March 16-18 at Stanford University
What We’re Up To
Catch up on news and events at The Natural Capital Project.
Nature supports people in critical ways, often at a highly local level.
We sat down with Melissa Kenney, Associate Director of Knowledge Initiatives at the University of Minnesota's Institute on the Environment (IonE) to talk environmental decision science, fostering interdisciplinary research,...
A new Stanford-led study allows the Bahamian government to pinpoint key areas where investment in natural ecosystems could support recovery efforts and build a more storm-resilient future.
Economic development plans often overlook a crucial detail – ecosystems that provide essential services to people. Stanford experts discuss a new sustainable development approach that balances the needs of people and nature.
Studies show that spending time in nature can improve mental health.
Kate Brauman and Steve Polasky are authors on the Global Assessment on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES).