Yesterday, researchers of UHasselt (Nadia Soudzilovskaia), Ghent University (Hans Verbeeck, Kris Verheyen) and Western Sydney University (David Elsworth) released a policy recommendation for the Natural Capital Research.
A vision for long-term research on natural capital and its sensitivities to climate change in a fragmented landscape has been formulated over an extensive consultation of scientists in Belgium. Research innovation involving our natural capital is imperative to move forward on practical, management and policy decisions for climate change and adaptation.
To achieve this, long-term research on natural capital is crucial. ‘It is critically necessary to quantify climate perturbations to ecosystem carbon cycles and belowground assets of ecosystems’, says Soudzilovskaia.
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