Nature provides countless services for free, such as water filtration and carbon storage. We call these services natural capital, or ecosystem services. We evaluate and describe these services, and calculate the economic cost if we had to provide them ourselves. When our leaders recognize the monetary and intrinsic value of natural capital, they will choose policies that protect and restore it.
Wetlands are key to maintaining the health and livelihood of communities, yet in the Lower Mainland wetland loss continues each year. The Foundation partnered with other environmental non-profits in this... Read more »
A video by Emily Carr student Emily Kao explores the myriad of benefit... Read more »
Natural capital is a way of looking at the economic benefits of nature... Read more »
Don't let wetlands disappear through neglect: tell your local politicians you want your neighbourhood to include healthy wetlands for future generations. Read more »