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Shenzhen, China from a distance with urban nature in foreground

Gross Ecosystem Product (GEP) (China)

NatCap is working with our partners at the Chinese Academy of Sciences to develop scientifically rigorous GEP measures for use in pilots around the country.
Belize Fishing

Integrated Coastal Zone Management, Belize

The Belizean government used InVEST to engage stakeholders and devise a plan that improves coastal protection, tourism and lobster revenues, while also reducing human impacts on coral reefs, mangroves, and seagrass beds.
Flight image of a reservoir, which highlights both natural and agricultural land. Photo credit: Albrecht Fietz from Pixabay

Natural Capital Index/Nature's Frontiers, Global

Quantifying potential improvements in economic returns, greenhouse gas emissions, water quality, and biodiversity through more efficient and effective land use change for countries globally. Project partners: NatCap at Stanford & UMN, and the World Bank.

Green Finance and Livelihoods

The Natural Capital Project is working with multilateral development banks (MDBs) and three countries to advance national-level development plans to set standards, policies, and spatial zoning guidelines.