Thought Piece, Natural Capital Evaluations

Thought Piece, Natural Capital Evaluations
A certain credit card has had an advertising campaign which has used the notion that there are certain things in life which we hold so dear that we cannot put a price on them. Currently there are areas of natural capital which fall into the same category: priceless. So how, then, can we begin to find a price tag which reflects accurately what the value is? In the UK, the Environment Agency’s National Environmental Assessment Services has the difficult t

Nature is a special subject

Nature is a special subject
All too often, we stay in our little boxes.  Scientists talk to scientists, artists talk to artists, writers talk to… themselves (well, I do anyway).  It is a rare and special subject that brings people together, across disciplines and from a wide range of organisations. Nature is that special subject. It is all at once the inspiration for creativity, a medicine for the ill, the pound signs for tourism and for all of us the great provider of services th

Wild Words – Baroness Barbara Young – 10 December 2016

Wild Words – Baroness Barbara Young – 10 December 2016
Following on from the tremendous first debate we are pleased to announce the next Wild Words will be held on Thursday 10th December at the Anteros Arts Centre and we are delighted that Baroness Barbara Young will be speaking on the subject and setting the scene for the discussion that follows.  The debate will look at the link between 'Health, Well-being and Nature'. (more…)