New business model, assessment tools for valuing nature

October 25, 2012 by  
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A variety of new tools are helping companies assess the benefits and services that biodiversity and ecosystems provide.

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New business model, assessment tools for valuing nature

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A variety of new tools are helping companies assess the benefits and services that biodiversity and ecosystems provide.

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Why Businesses Should Care About Biodiversity

July 13, 2010 by  
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Just as it’s practically standard for companies to measure and report on their greenhouse gas emissions and understand the risks and opportunities they face from climate change, companies are being urged to understand the impacts they have on biodiversity and ecosystems.  

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Prescribed Burns May Reduce the US Carbon Footprint

March 18, 2010 by  
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Firefighters face a wildfire in Northern California.

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Details of New Kerry-Graham-Lieberman Energy Reform Bill Leaked

March 18, 2010 by  
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Photo via Senatus Ever since clean energy reform legislation faded far, far into the background during the last months’ health care reform brouhaha, all we’ve had to go on have been the occasional reminder that Senators Kerry (D-MA), Graham (R-SC) and Lieberman (I-CT) were still indeed working on crafting a bipartisan effort to spur clean energy growth and create green jobs.

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Networked Traffic Lights Could Save Time, Fuel, and Lives

March 18, 2010 by  
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Photo: Flickr , CC Dumb Traffic Lights are so Passé After smart grids , smart sewage and smart lights , here comes the smart traffic lights. To be fair, many lights already have some sensors and can adju…

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Springtime Means: Adorable Aquatic Baby Animal Photos (Slideshow)

March 18, 2010 by  
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Photo via wilihybrid When it comes to baby animal photos, we really can’t get enough. But not only is it springtime — and therefore cute baby animals are on the brain — but World Water Day is approaching (March 22nd). So we figured we’d bring you photos of some of the cutest aquatic animals you’ve ever seen — starting with this Galapagos sea lion pup.

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Proposal for Worldwide Ban on Polar Bear Trade Defeated

March 18, 2010 by  
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Photo via Cobbers A ban backed by the United States to ban the international trade of polar bear skins, teeth and claws at the UN Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species has been shot down, due to opposition led by Canada and Norway. The US argued that the international trade of the bear parts was damaging populations that are already endangered by habitat loss caused by climate change.

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