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The Immense Natural Capital Value of the Columbia River Basin

The Immense Natural Capital Value of the Columbia River Basin

The Columbia River Basin is a vast, abundant watershed and the foundation for communities, fish and wildlife, and economic activity. Earth Economics has just released a new report that demonstrates the immense value of the Columbia River Basin’s natural capital - $198 billion in value annually.

Naturally Stronger Report Makes Powerful Case for Green Infrastructure

Naturally Stronger Report Makes Powerful Case for Green Infrastructure

Our nation's water infrastructure needs work. Yet, the question remains - what kind of investments should we make? A recent American Rivers report written in collaboration with Earth Economics makes a compelling case for investing in green infrastructure, or infrastructure that supports natural biological systems. Green infrastructure both improves economies and delivers diverse social benefits.