Tag Archive for 'UK National Ecosystem Assessment'

UK scientists place a price on the value of nature to the UK economy and to UK well-being

June 2nd, 2011 by DEFRA

The true value of nature can be shown for the very first time thanks to groundbreaking research by hundreds of UK scientists. The research forms the basis of a major new independent report – the UK National Ecosystem Assessment (UK NEA) – which reveals that nature is worth billions of pounds Sterling to the UK […]

Friends of the Earth responds to UK scientists putting a price on the value of nature to the UK economy and to UK well-being

June 2nd, 2011 by Friends of the Earth

A groundbreaking study by scientists that shows nature is worth billions of pounds Sterling to the UK economy has been welcomed by Friends of the Earth as “essential summer reading for all MPs and economists”. The UK National Ecosystem Assessment (UK NEA), published by Defra on Thursday 2 June 2011, is the first ever UK […]