Valuing Nature: Unavoidable and necessary

A presentation by Ian Bateman OBE FBA FRSA FRSB

Part of our 2020 President’s Symposium.

Ian Bateman is Professor of Environmental Economics and Director of the Land, Environment, Economics and Policy Institute at the University of Exeter and Director of The South West Partnership for Environmental and Economic Prosperity. He is a member of the Natural Capital Committee reporting to The UK Chancellor of the Exchequer and advises the Secretary of State for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.

Ian was one of the architects of the H.M. Government 25 Year Environment Plan and a co-author of the H.M. Treasury Green Book guidelines for appraisal of public sector spending. He was awarded an OBE in 2013 for services to environmental science and policy and is a Fellow of the Royal Societies of Art and Biology.


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List of presentations
Clare Broom DL
Prof. Ian Bateman OBE (Exeter University)Valuing Nature: unavoidable and necessary
Prof. Rosie Hails MBE (National Trust)Restoring nature for public benefit
Mel Squires MBE (NFU)South West farming’s positive role in delivering the Net Zero Solution
Rachel Thomas CBE, DL (Exmoor Society)Battleground bred the Exmoor Society
Harry Barton (Devon Wildlife Trust)Building a nature recovery network in Devon
Clare Broom DL


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1 Response

  1. marcus richmond says:

    How is it possible to assign a monetary unit value to the creation of recreation opportunity.

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