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economics of biodiversity, sustainable rural development
A.J. joined the IEEP London office as part of the Nature Conservation and Biodiversity team in March 2009. A.J. worked as an ecological consultant in Ireland before completing his MSc in the Centre for Environmental Policy, Imperial College London. During the MSc, A.J.
spent two months in Kazakhstan investigating the biases in the censusing techniques of the critically endangered saiga antelope. He spent 2 years in the Sustainable Development Commission, helping deliver a project on the big ideas that will create step changes towards sustainable development. His interests are in how society reflects its values in the actions it takes, particularly towards the natural environment, and the future use of our land to meet the challenges of climate change, declining biodiversity resources and rural community development.
Investment in natural capital through the conservation of biodiversity and ecosystems has a lot to offer for regional development. A new publication authored by IEEP provides guidance on integrating biodiversity into EU Regional Development Fund (ERDF) in 2014-2020.23 Oct 2012
This IEEP-led study for the European Commission (DG ENV) improves the knowledge base on green infrastructure policy initiatives in Europe and assesses their implementation and efficiency. It also formulates policy recommendations for integrating green infrastructure into the EU policy framework.22 Mar 2012
The report for WWF provides an assessment of the value and status of some key ecosystem services in the Danube Basin, and some policy instruments to support them.18 Jan 2011
The study on the costs and benefits of Natura 2000 undertaken by IEEP and partners was designed to support the European Commission in obtaining an accurate estimate of the costs of managing the network compared to its benefits ...06 Oct 2010
The European Conference on Financing Natura 2000 was jointly organised by IEEP, the Ecologic Institute and GHK ...15 Jul 2010