Natural Capital Project Newsletter

Driving transformative change together at the 2018 Natural Capital Symposium

By Gretchen Daily, Mary Ruckelshaus, and Anne Guerry |February 2018 Photo credit: Ian Terpin / Stanford University Communications We've asked many leaders in our diverse community what keeps their energy and spirit going, through the ups and downs of forging a new...

Everlasting benefits from nature

Mary Ruckelshaus | December 20, 2017 The pearly everlasting amongst other wildflowers in a Cascade Mountain meadow. Photo credit: Bryan Swan The pearly everlasting (Anaphalis margaritacea) is a humble plant in the sunflower family found in the Cascade Mountains of the...

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Weaving an Equitable and Sustainable Urban Fabric

An Update on NatCap’s Livable Cities Program By Marie Donahue | October 2017 Photo credit: Supporting the development of livable cities has been a core component of NatCap’s strategic engagement and research in recent years, and for good reason....

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Blind men with an elephant?

By Emily McKenzie | October 2017 Checking the conditions of captured elephants in Balai Raja. Photo courtesy of WWF-Indonesia / Samsuardi Some of you may recognize this story: A group of blind men learn about an elephant by touching it. Each feels only one part – the...

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Anything but Par for the Course

Exploring the Natural Capital Value of Golf Courses By Marie Donahue | October 2017 Photo credit: If you randomly ask someone on a city street to describe the game of golf, odds are good that even someone unfamiliar with the nuances of the game...

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People on the Margins

Notes from informal urban settlements in Fiji and Indonesia By Anne Guerry | October 2017 An informal settlement before (left) and after (right) proposed RISE project interventions that include toilets, communal septic tanks, and wetlands for flood reduction and...

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2018 Natural Capital Symposium

Registration and Abstract Submission Now Open! By Henry Borrebach | October 2017 Participants at the 2017 Natural Capital Symposium this past spring. Photo credit: Rob Jordan We’re thrilled to announce the 2018 Natural Capital Symposium, which will take place at...

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