Two new resources are available or in development that can support the promotion of green infrastructure and water efficiency.  The Green Infrastructure Resource Library (GIRL) is a pdf and searchable database of 1,000 (exactly) documents on Green Infrastructure, green spaces, natural capital and related topics. It is freely available here and here. Waterwise are developing an inventory […]

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We recently reported on George Monbiot’s attack on natural capital, an approach he describes as “morally wrong, intellectually vacuous, emotionally alienating and self-defeating”. The backlash is now well and truly underway, led by (who else?) the Natural Capital Coalition. According to the Coalition, “he continues to fundamentally misrepresent the approach, leads a named attack on […]

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Natural Course launched the outputs from its Natural Capital Account and Ecosystem Services and Opportunity Mapping Study for the Irwell Management Catchment at a dissemination and training workshop held on 23rd April in Manchester.  The report provides compelling evidence that the natural environment of the Irwell Management Catchment provides significant and sustained value to society. Highlighting the […]

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Thanks to Richard Ashley  EA Chair calls for courts to make fines for water pollution proportionate to companies’ turnover The Chair of the Environment Agency Emma Howard Boyd has called for courts to make fines for water pollution incidents proportionate to the companies’ turnover, saying that the water companies are responsible for “at least one serious pollution […]

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