GUEST BLOG – Using Natural Capital Approaches to support sustainable land management in Scotland.

  Background Last year I started the MSc Environmental Sustainability programme at the University of Edinburgh, which includes a 3-month research project culminating in a 15,000 word dissertation. I selected a project put forward by the Scottish Forum on Natural Capital to review recent Natural Capital pilot projects. My project was supervised by Professor Marc Metzger from the University of

GUEST BLOG – Natural Capital Laboratory

Introduction Across Scotland, the UK, and internationally, individuals and organisations are grappling with two globally significant challenges: climate change and biodiversity loss. Our inability as a society to properly understand and account for the costs of our impacts, or the value the environment provides to us, has led to a systematic omission of the environment from our decision-making processes. The