Natural Capital Coalition September Newsletter

October 3, 2018

Last month, an article and editorial were published in Nature that framed our community as one divided into warring ideological factions, concentrated on squabbles about semantics rather than debates about substance. Our response has demonstrated that we are anything but. Last week, Nature published several letters that were received in response, including a joint letter […]


Webinar: An Introduction to the National Ecosystem Services Classification System

January 13, 2016

Webinar: An Introduction to the National Ecosystem Services Classification System Start date: 2016/01/14 – End date: 2016/01/14 Location: online Join the National Ecosystem Services Partnership at the Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions for the first in a two-part webinar series that provides an overview of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s National Ecosystem Services Classification […]


Ontario Nature’s Report on Biodiversity Offsetting: First-Year Results

October 7, 2014

With the support of Metcalf Foundation, Ontario Nature initiated a project on biodiversity offsetting in July 2013 to explore the issues, risks and benefits of biodiversity offsetting with a diverse group of stakeholders and its implications in a policy context. This report presents the first-year results of this project.


National Focal Point Contacts on IPBES Panel

October 2, 2014

Pursuant to the United Nations Environment Programme executive director’s letter on February 15, 2013, all member states submitted their National Focal Point contact details to the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) Secretariat. The National Focal Point contact list contains Canada’s key point of contact on the IPBES panel.


Montreal’s Ecosystems at your Service

October 17, 2013

Our mission is to connect McGillians and Montrealers with the ecosystems around them, and show how nature contributes to our quality of life. Our website is a place to read informative, engaging and interesting stories about how our daily lives are connected to nature and the ecosystems in and around Montreal. Since we’re scientists, we […]


Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES)

May 7, 2012

IPBES was established in April 2012, as an independent intergovernmental body open to all member countries of the United Nations. The members are committed to building IPBES as the leading intergovernmental body for assessing the state of the planet’s biodiversity, its ecosystems and the essential services they provide to society. IPBES provides a mechanism recognized […]