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These Ancient Trees Have Stories to Tell

These Ancient Trees Have Stories to Tell | Natural Capital | Scoop.it
Over three trillion trees live on planet Earth, and yet we know so few of their stories. Of course all trees play an important role—purifying the air, hosting the feathered and the furry, teaching …
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Indonesian villagers transform ailing forests into oasis of fruit

Indonesian villagers transform ailing forests into oasis of fruit | Natural Capital | Scoop.it
A village near Mount Rinjani on the island of Lombok nursed their forests back to health – and turned nutmeg and other crops into a major source of income.
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Pine Trees Can Be Made Into Hot Dogs Now

Pine Trees Can Be Made Into Hot Dogs Now | Natural Capital | Scoop.it
A Norwegian company has come out with a new technique for making hot dogs out of pine trees, which is pretty cool and also means there’s a perfect specialty food for both Memorial Day and Christmas.
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Restoring forest landscapes in the US – it's more than just planting trees - Global Landscapes Forum

Restoring forest landscapes in the US – it's more than just planting trees - Global Landscapes Forum | Natural Capital | Scoop.it
Originally posted on IUCN’s blog. Reposted by the World Resources Institute (WRI). By Aaron Reuben, IUCN, and Kathleen Buckingham, World Resources Institute.
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Can We Learn to Handle the Heat of Forest Fires?

Can We Learn to Handle the Heat of Forest Fires? | Natural Capital | Scoop.it
With climate change turning up the temperature and the state in a four-year drought, wildfires are scorching California like never before. But some science suggests a new approach—let it burn.
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Study: Why planting more trees is always a good idea

Study: Why planting more trees is always a good idea | Natural Capital | Scoop.it
Ecosystem-based adaptation may be a win-win solution to help communities buffer the impacts of climate change.
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Twitter / NatCapForum: Treating nature as priceless ...

Twitter / NatCapForum: Treating nature as priceless ... | Natural Capital | Scoop.it
RT @JonnyEcology: Treating nature as priceless is not preventing environmental loss - says @JanezPotocnikEU #NatCap13 http://t.co/hkPYoJRa6k
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Pitch for Nature

Pitch for Nature | Natural Capital | Scoop.it
Why your business should invest in natural capital (Want to understand what "natural capital" is in 2 minutes?
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Pitch For Nature - Natural Capital Video

What does nature provide for your business? Find out more: www.pitchfornature.org This video is available in many languages. Click the "Captions" button to f... (RT @EthicsEdinburgh: The Big Idea at #natcap13?
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IUCN Study Pinpoints World's Most 'Irreplaceable' Protected Areas - Guardian Express

IUCN Study Pinpoints World's Most 'Irreplaceable' Protected Areas - Guardian Express | Natural Capital | Scoop.it
Nature World News IUCN Study Pinpoints World's Most 'Irreplaceable' Protected Areas Guardian Express The study was published in the latest issue of the journal Science, and used data from 173,000 terrestrial protected regions, as well as...
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First-Ever Index Ranks Nations on Environment and Gender Equality - Huffington Post

First-Ever Index Ranks Nations on Environment and Gender Equality - Huffington Post | Natural Capital | Scoop.it
First-Ever Index Ranks Nations on Environment and Gender Equality Huffington Post A new report being released there by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) shows that women are the key to both developing strategies for...
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These 5 Places Are Some Of The Most Irreplaceable In The World&&And They're ... - Co.Exist

These 5 Places Are Some Of The Most Irreplaceable In The World&&And They're ... - Co.Exist | Natural Capital | Scoop.it
The Guardian These 5 Places Are Some Of The Most Irreplaceable In The World&⩓ They're ...
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Safeguarding the World's Most Irreplaceable Protected Areas - Environment News Service

Safeguarding the World's Most Irreplaceable Protected Areas - Environment News Service | Natural Capital | Scoop.it
Environment News Service Safeguarding the World's Most Irreplaceable Protected Areas Environment News Service Their analysis is based on data on 173,000 terrestrial protected areas and assessments of 21,500 species on the authoritative Red List of...
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Powered by the land: The Sumatran village that conserves forest for electricity

Powered by the land: The Sumatran village that conserves forest for electricity | Natural Capital | Scoop.it
In rural Kinangkung, water is what keeps the lights on.
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Woodzee launches USA-made line of sunglasses upcycled from whiskey barrels

Woodzee launches USA-made line of sunglasses upcycled from whiskey barrels | Natural Capital | Scoop.it
Woodzee founder opens a factory in his own hometown, to make wooden sunglasses from recycled materials.
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Great idea - demonstrates how wood can be reused & upcycled #circulareconomy
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Civil Society Online - Full News

Civil Society Online - Full News | Natural Capital | Scoop.it
Archana Godbole & Jayant Sarnaik
A narrow mud path begins under a sprawling banyan tree
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I was very lucky to spend time working with Archana & Jayant last year, with forest smallholders in Western Ghats last year.
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Introducing PEF: A Game-Changer in LCA | Sustainable Brands

Introducing PEF: A Game-Changer in LCA | Sustainable Brands | Natural Capital | Scoop.it
The Product Environmental Footprint (PEF) approach is a game-changing standard in LCA, with effects and ramifications that we are only just beginning to understand.
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Bamboo and rattan: protecting the environment and bringing income to rural communities

Bamboo and rattan: protecting the environment and bringing income to rural communities | Natural Capital | Scoop.it
As the Global Forum on Agricultural Research (GFAR) searches for new revolutionary ways to raise productivity while protecting the environment, bamboo and rattan offer fast and effective solutions ...
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Okapi, Flufftail face extinction: IUCN 'Red List' - Phys.Org

Okapi, Flufftail face extinction: IUCN 'Red List' - Phys.Org | Natural Capital | Scoop.it
AFP Okapi, Flufftail face extinction: IUCN 'Red List' Phys.Org It is now ranked as endangered, the third step from extinction on the IUCN's nine-notch scale.
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What price nature? £23bn a year to Scotland - the first country to value its natural environment

What price nature? £23bn a year to Scotland - the first country to value its natural environment | Natural Capital | Scoop.it
Scotland will become the first state in the world to put a price on the value of its natural environment and the benefits it provides, in a pioneering project which could transform the way it makes decisions on planning.
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The price of nature: Giving the natural world a value could help to protect it

The price of nature: Giving the natural world a value could help to protect it | Natural Capital | Scoop.it
The first ever meeting of the World Forum on Natural Capital now taking place in Edinburgh has provoked much ire among some environmentalists.
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Scientists Have Identified the Most Irreplaceable Areas on the Planet - Motherboard (blog)

Scientists Have Identified the Most Irreplaceable Areas on the Planet - Motherboard (blog) | Natural Capital | Scoop.it
Scientists Have Identified the Most Irreplaceable Areas on the Planet Motherboard (blog) The international team of scientists looked at the 173,461 places on the World Database on Protected Areas and the 21,419 species of mammal, amphibian, and...
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Live from the Natural Capital Forum - World Development Movement (press release)

Live from the Natural Capital Forum - World Development Movement (press release) | Natural Capital | Scoop.it
Live from the Natural Capital Forum World Development Movement (press release) From Thursday the 21st to Friday the 22nd of November this page will feature tweets from WDM's director Nick Dearden and activists from Counter Balance from the Natural...
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IUCN Identifies the Most Irreplaceable Environments - Nature World News

IUCN Identifies the Most Irreplaceable Environments - Nature World News | Natural Capital | Scoop.it
Nature World News IUCN Identifies the Most Irreplaceable Environments Nature World News Scientists from the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and other international conservation organizations assessed 173,000 terrestrial...
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