GUEST BLOG - Applying the Natural Capital Protocol to woodland creation

AECOM, commissioned by Scottish Forestry, in association with Tilhill Forestry and the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA), completed a recent study to apply a natural capital approach to a forest creation project in Scotland.
26th May 2021

A Timeline for our Future - opportunities for Scotland's land-based natural capital

A new infographic attempts to answer a question we posed with Scottish Environment LINK at a recent event, “What are the top 5 opportunities for Scotland's land based natural capital in the context of a green recovery?”
26th May 2021
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View from the Chair – David Watt, Scottish Forum Chair

Scottish Forum Chair, David Watt, gives a view of his time in post, and reflects on some future opportunities. 
25th May 2021
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GUEST BLOG - Integrating natural capital into flood risk management appraisal

The Tweed Forum's Eddleston Water Project has utlised a Natural Flood Management (NFM) approach to sustainable flood risk management, and in so doing, unlocked a wide range of benefits.
26th Feb 2021

Marine Conservation Finance - options for future investment

The Scottish Forum was delighted to recently host the first webinar for our new Conservation Finance Pioneers' Working Group, exploring different options for marine conservation finance.
25th Feb 2021
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ESCom – a new working group to strengthen collaboration with the research community

Professor Marc Metzger, co-chair of Ecosystem Services Community Scotland (ESCom), describes the integration of ESCom as a new working group in the Scottish Forum, and outlines some past and future activities.
16th Feb 2021

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

Recently graduated MSc student Jasmine Hussein provides a personal account of her key role in a recent ESCom event, that explored natural capital approaches in sustainable land management.
15th Feb 2021

Future research priorities for the Scottish Forum

The Scottish Forum recently shared our future research priorities with RESAS, part of the Scottish Government's Environment and Forestry Directorate.
17th Dec 2020

Public Sector Leaders’ Natural Capital Roundtable 2020

The fourth annual Natural Capital Roundtable took place in November, and brought together senior stakeholders from across the public sector in Scotland.
11th Dec 2020

New biodiversity guidance to accompany the Natural Capital Protocol.

The Capitals Coalition and the Cambridge Conservation Initiative recently published new guidance, aiming to enable businesses and financial institutions to better value biodiversity in their decision-making processes
26th Oct 2020