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18 February 2021
On 23 February 2021, MAIA's fifth webinar is going to take place. This time around, our team of leading experts is going to deliberate on the Monetary Accounts in the SEEA. During the online discussion, MAIA's professionals will overview the Monetary ecosystem accounts and their valuation in the SEEA - EA. Additionally, the participants will be engaged in a deliberation of how the Value Transfer can be applied to the Ecosystem Accounting. Download agenda here. Register for the webinar...
9 February 2021
MAIA is participating in the 3rd Ecosystem Services Partnership (ESP) Europe Regional Conference in Tartu, Estonia from 7-10 June 2021. The theme of this year’s event is “Ecosystem Services Science, Policy and Practice in the face of Global Changes”. The conference is part of the bi-annual cycle of ESP regional conferences held around the world.  The three-day hybrid event is going to be divided in a number of thematic sessions, one of which will be led by MAIA partners, titled “From ass...
2 February 2021
MAIA wishes everyone a healthy and prosperous 2021! The emergence of Covid-19 resulted in a great deal of challenges and limitations. Regardless, MAIA's team maintained united and managed to accomplish a significant number of achievements.  We have gathered our most impactful updates from 2020 in a short video, which you can watch below.   
14 January 2021
During the course of the past few months, MAIA successfully held the first three project organised webinars, which have been deemed a great achievement, as a big number of people joined our online sessions. Along these lines, MAIA is glad to announce that the project's fourth webinar is going to be held already on 25 January 2021. This time around, our team of leading experts is going to discuss the Ecosystem Extent Accounting. The focus is going to be placed on the European ecosystem type ma...
10 December 2020
MAIA is eager to announce that the project is to begin the new year with another MAIA-organised webinar. The learning session is going to take place in an online environment on 11 January 2021 and will look into the topic of “Spatial modelling for compiling Ecosystem Services biophysical accounts.” Throughout the webinar, the project’s excellent team of scientists will introduce the spacial aspects of ecosystem services supply and use, while at the same time applying different methods for com...
24 November 2020
MAIA is eager to announce that the project second webinar is going to be held on 14 December 2020, and will tackle upon the topic of Ecosystem Condition. The session is part of a series of planned online discussions.  During the event, MAIA’s leading experts will be investigating the SEEA EA framework on ecosystem condition accounts. Furthermore, the international team working on the project is going to present three different case studies on how to develop ecosystem condition accounts....
20 November 2020
The UK Natural Capital has published a statistical bulletin on the estimations for financial and societal value of natural resources to people in the United Kingdom. The natural capital accounts are experimental statistics, which, however, provide impactful data on the relation between natural world, people and economy. The bulletin presents thirteen service accounts, accommodating assessments of the supplied quality and value services in the UK. The estimations together with the outcomes are di...
16 November 2020
A new MAIA-supported research paper is now available in the Environmental Science & Policy Journal. The article looks into linking biodiversity into national economic accounting with a specific focus on the implementation of biodiversity indicators to the System of Environmental-Economic Accounts Ecosystem Accounting (SEEA EA).  Biodiversity is proven to have crucial impact to human well-being and the maintenance of ecosystem services flows, especially in times of disturbance. Howeve...
30 October 2020
The System of Environmental-Economic Accounting - Ecosystem Accounting (SEEA EA) is an integrated statistical framework providing information about measures, changes and vital conditions of ecosystems. The conceptual work links this information to measures of economic and human activity.  To better understand the purpose and use of the SEEA EA, the United Nations Committee of Experts on Environmental-Economic Accounting announced the global consultation on the complete draft of the SEEA...