Research and analysis

Natural Capital Committee research: investing in natural capital

Review of economic evidence on the costs and benefits of protecting and improving natural capital.


Appendix: air and urban

Appendix: land use

Appendix: marine

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A report on the economic case for investment to protect and improve natural capital in England. Natural capital is the elements of nature that directly and indirectly produce benefits (or value) to people.

This report was developed by the Natural Capital Committee (NCC) working with eftec, Centre for Ecology and Hydrology (CEH), ABPmer and Regeneris.

You can read more information about the work of the Natural Capital Committee.

These documents were originally published on a separate website managed by the NCC during its first term.

Published 21 January 2015