Capitalising on biodiversity 

Capitalising on biodiversity 

Capitalising on biodiversity 

VISION

Joining the dots for landscape-scale change  

We're working to value  

farmland biodiversity's benefits.

 

From delivering food security, mitigating global heating and securing sustainable business to providing countryside leisure and protecting wildlife, the benefits

of valuing biodiversity are everywhere.

video: The Czech University Of Life Sciences 

 

ACTION

Valuing biodiversity in a

sustainable food system...

ADVANCED 
EGAGEMENT

Horizons are changing

for farmers across Europe and the UK. 

Our Advanced Farmer Clusters and resources

support farmers who're exploring sustainability... 

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NEW 
THINKING

Unlocking the true value of biodiversity

and ecosystem services requires new thinking. 

We’re working on interdisciplinary research to

inform the transition to a sustainable food system...

COMMUNITY
ACTION

People often feel disconnected 

from environmental health and wealth.

Through Citizen Science initiatives and local partnerships, we're highlighting what's possible...

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Biodiversity loss
in numbers

40%

Species threatened

50%

land* used for farming 

140T$

Global annual losses

150B$

Potential Gains

*habitable

Desert Landscape

CHALLENGE

Impoverishing lives, 

threatening futures...

Between 1997-2011, the world

lost an estimated €22 trillion

per year in ecosystem services.*

 

Biodiversity loss is stripping agricultural landscapes of what they need to enrich our lives today, and tomorrow... 

*source: UN Environment Programme

OPPORTUNITY

This challenge presents new opportunities for the agrifood sector...