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Natural Capital Conversations

Natural Capital Conversations

The Natural Capital Conversations is the newest addition to NatCap’s virtual programming. Join us for live conversations with expert panelists from across NatCap’s diverse network of scientists, practitioners, and leaders in government and the private sector.

Upcoming Conversations:

  • The Anthropocene Ocean
    January 27, 2021 - Register by January 27 at 7:30 am (PT)
    This session will explore what the Anthropocene means for the ocean and how to steer it in a sustainable and equitable way.
  • Cultural Ecosystem Services Connected to Water
    February 2, 2021 - Register by February 2 at 8:00 am (PT)
    This session will show novel approaches to studying and characterizing water-related cultural services.
  • Cultural Ecosystem Services Connected to Land
    February 16, 2021 - Register by February 16 at 8:00 am (PT)
    This session will show novel approaches to studying and characterizing land-based cultural services
  • Water, climate change, and nature-based solutions
    March 2021
  • Climate-smart coastal planning and sustainable development in Latin America and the Caribbean
    April 2021
  • Advances in integrated land use planning in the Amazon region
    May 2021
  • The value of natural infrastructure in urban planning: Experience from  Singapore/Asia
    June 2021


Our Conversations format is designed to spark engaging discussion, learn from others’ experiences, and promote connections with collaborators old and new.

In 2021, the events will feature everything from climate-smart coastal planning to cultural ecosystem services and more. We encourage you to participate in the live sessions, where you’ll be able to engage with panelists. Each session’s recording will be posted here and on our YouTube page after the event.

We won’t be gathering in person for our annual Symposium this year, but we hope that the Natural Capital Conversations will be a place for our community to come together and continue working to drive change around the world. For other virtual opportunities, learn more about our free online course and our series of free InVEST workshops.