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Pavan Sukhdev

Pavan Sukhdev: you can have progress without GDP-led growth

Tom Levitt

22nd January, 2010

Deutsche Bank economist Pavan Sukhdev is heading up the groundbreaking TEEB (The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity) report and doing for nature what Sir Nicholas Stern did for climate change - valuing it more...

Biodiversity crucial to lives of billions, says UNEP


12th January, 2010

Ecosystems are buffering humanity against the worst impacts of global warming and also alleviating poverty, says United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) more...
Coral reefs

Sticking with GDP could be the best safeguard for nature

Tom Levitt

20th November, 2009

Although much maligned as a measurement of progress, some believe a Gross Domestic Product (GDP) measurement that includes natural capital could be the way forward more...
Tropical rainforests

Biodiversity 'invisible' in current economic model


13th November, 2009

The steady loss of forests, soils, wetlands, fisheries, species and coral reefs around the world is closely tied to the lack of value we put on nature, says three-year study more...

Heatstroke: Nature in an Age of Global Warming

Andrea Kayne

24th August, 2009

Is the entire global ecosystem on the verge of collapse? Anthony D. Barnosky explores the threats facing the natural world and outlines some solutions more...
Ecologist: News Analysis

Aquatic invaders threat to biodiversity

Paul Miles

19th June, 2009

Non-native invasive water plants threaten biodiversity and ecosystems. You’d expect to find them on a banned list, not on sale at UK garden centres. more...

Pollution may affect pollination, study suggests


19th June, 2009

An increase in air pollution is destroying floral aromas, meaning pollinators such as bees and butterflies may soon be struggling find pollen sources. more...

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