Tag Archives: Ecosystem Services

Online Platform Supports Natural Infrastructure for Business

On Dec. 6, 2015, at the Global Landscapes Forum in Paris, the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) launched an online platform, Natural Infrastructure for Business. The platform seeks to increase awareness of the business opportunities in investing in ecosystems – or natural infrastructure – and to increase action. The ultimate objective of the […]

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Obama Administration Memo Directs Incorporation of Ecosystem Services in Federal Decision-Making

On Oct. 7, the Obama Administration released a memorandum directing federal agencies to factor the value of natural infrastructure and ecosystem services into federal planning and decision-making. Ecosystem services are critical contributions provided by nature that support and protect U.S. communities and the economy. Additionally, these services protect the health and safety of vulnerable populations […]

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