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Using natural capital to recover nature for people and wildlife

Source: naturalengland.blog.gov.uk

Tricia Rice from Natural England explains a new resource available to help with nature’s recovery and natural capital.

If you are making decisions about the future of places and want these decisions to be beneficial for nature’s recovery and the people living in these areas, then natural capital is for you.

Natural capital refers to the aspects of the natural environment that provide benefits to people. Our natural capital assets (e.g. woodlands, beaches and grasslands) provide ecosystem services (e.g. trees absorb pollutants) and from these our environment can be greatly improved (we get cleaner air, for example). MORE

Header image: Natural England, Chris Gomersall.