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natural capital

n.
The collection of natural resources of a region together with its ecosystem services, viewed broadly in terms of overall economic value. In addition to the wealth represented by natural resources, natural capital takes into account the economic costs of pollution, waste, depletion, and environmental degradation.
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The program is expected to contribute to improve and preserve the ability to provide ecosystem services based on natural capital in the affected areas, and to boost up the generation of income for residents through sustainable rural production subprojects.
After the report was published, Virgin Atlantic, which used carbon credits from the project to offset its flights, asked Natural Capital Partners, the company facilitating the purchase of the credits, to investigate the claims.
2: quantify ecological and economic costs/benefits of planting native and non-native plants on public lands using the invest data and software platform developed by the natural capital project and its network.
Sustainability is the integrating theme, and the sub-themes are natural capital, natural capital degradation, solutions, trade-offs, and how individuals matter.
Inspector General Forests urged that fisheries are an ignorant chapter in Pakistan's environment related issues specially the natural capital, however it should be focused and considered a part of natural capital.
As our outgoing president, Malcolm Furber FCMA, CGMA, mentioned in his column last month, natural capital accounting is gathering momentum, especially since the inception of the Natural Capital Coalition, of which CIMA is a member.
strong sustainability, with its view of natural capital as nonsubstitutable.
Mark Tercek, president and CEO of The Nature Conservancy, says the idea of natural capital can reinvigorate our respect for the environment.
Reem Al Thawadi, EWS-WWF spokeswoman, told Gulf News on Tuesday that, "TEDxWWF is focused on the theme of One Planet Living, referring to the uniqueness of our planet: its aACAygifts' to us, the challenges of living within its means, the necessity to balance our consumption with the natural capital available to us.
I support the reserves on scientific and conservation grounds alone, but in a world where the oceans are being depleted, has ACF estimated the value of the natural capital which these marine reserves represent, assuming they can support sustainable seafood industries for successive generations of Australians?
31 January 2012 - BBVA, Caixabank, Citigroup (NYSE:C), HSBC (LON:HSBA), Societe Generale (EPA:GLE), JPMorgan (NYSE:JPM) and Santander GBM have led Gas Natural Capital Markets SA's placement of a EUR750m (USD989.
A common feature at the heart of these crises is gross misallocation of capital that has led to increased environmental risks, the loss of natural capital and, consequently, loss of livelihoods.