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Natural Capital Project (NatCap)
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Aligning economic forces with conservation
Aligning economic forces with conservation

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"By taking pictures of the California coast during this year’s El Niño, you can capture a glimpse of what the future will be like as sea level rises and severe weather events driven by El Niño become more frequent in the area."

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Early bird registration for the 2016 Natural Capital Symposium is coming up soon folks! Be sure to register by Fri, Jan 15th for a discounted price: https://natcap2016.wordpress.com/

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Need help making sense of ocean planning? Check out our site for ideas, case studies, links, and other goodies: http://msp.naturalcapitalproject.org
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"About 70 percent of the most important global crops require bees or other pollinators to set the fruit and vegetables we grow them for. That's worth billions, in the U.S. alone." 
- Taylor Ricketts, NatCap co-founder

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New study from The Natural Capital Project finds that scientists have been significantly over-estimating world forest carbon stocks. "This is the first predictive study of how exactly carbon storage changes with distance from forest edge. Such predictions can be used to inform how to manage these systems, and refocus priorities towards maintaining larger patches of forest."  -NatCap's Becky Chaplin-Kramer

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"The science is clear: natural habitat can help protect coastal communities against erosion, sea-level rise and storms. But what does it take for communities to invest in these natural solutions?"

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The Nature Conservancy has launched an app for watershed protection. The Watershed Conservation Screening Tool was developed by staff from TNC, NatCap, and Arizona State University.

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WWF's Carter Roberts on getting it right in the Arctic and beyond
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