09 Mar '12, 1pm

How will the planet cope with two billion more people in an increasingly urbanized world? #conservation

Rather than chasing an infrastructure agenda in which nature is a problem, a cost and a political risk, we can work in systems terms: invest in portfolios of built and natural infrastructure in watersheds and river basins. Nature is then part of the solution – for addressing the multiple objectives of the nexus securities. No strategic package for financing can be complete without investment in natural infrastructure. No Minister making a decision on water infrastructure can be fully briefed until the natural infrastructure options are on the table too.

Full article: http://www.iucn.org/knowledge/focus/the_water_challenge/?...

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