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From natural capital accounting to natural capital banking

Natural capital accounting will confirm what we know — without change, we are headed for environmental disaster resulting from economic growth. We propose a natural capital bank, a new institution to help maintain natural capital adequacy and chart a course to a sustainable future via accounting.

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Vardon, M.J., Keith, H., Burnett, P. et al. From natural capital accounting to natural capital banking. Nat Sustain (2021). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41893-021-00747-x

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