The Greater Manchester Combined Authority, alongside 11 partners, will receive £4 million from the EU’s Urban Innovation Actions initiative for this project. The partners will then identify sites within Greater Manchester where natural capital climate adaptation projects can manage urban flood and overheating risks. Bundling schemes will create larger investable packages of projects, at scales that […]

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What is Natural Capital and what are Ecosystem Services and why do we need to protect them? Three new animations, funded by the Interreg North Sea Region WaterCoG project, have been created by The Rivers Trust to visually introduce natural capital and ecosystem services in three films. The first introduces the subjects, the second provides context […]

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A generalisable integrated natural capital methodology for targeting investment in coastal defence Katrina Davis & colleagues Coastal ecosystems, such as saltmarsh, produce a range of ecosystem services that underpin human well-being. In the UK, and globally, saltmarsh extent and quality is declining due to coastal squeeze, deteriorating water quality, and agricultural activities. Here, we develop […]

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