What is Natural Capital?
Natural capital is a term for the habitats and ecosystems that provide social, environmental and economic benefits to humans. Scotland has a wide range of these habitats and ecosystems - each of which makes a unique contribution to the wellbeing of those who live and work in Scotland.
Watch this video to find out more...
Further videos in our series on natural capital
- Lewis Mackenzie talks about the beauty and natural capital on this gem in the Outer Hebrides that provides the resources for work on Loch Erisort.
Natural capital on the Isle of Lewis video
- Craig Macadam talks about the many benefits of green roofs and SUDS ponds (Sustainable Urban Drainage System).
Natural capital in Kinnaird village, Falkirk video
- Christopher Breslin, Olivia Lassiere and Martin Faulkner talk to us about reimagining the canal project and reusing land beside it. Natural capital in North Glasgow and the smart canal project.
You can also find out about the Scottish Conservation Finance Pioneers Group (SCFPG) - the journey so far.
Scotland's £bn Challenge for Natural Capital podcast