natural wealth

India is today expected to become the first country in the world to commit to publishing a new set of accounts which track the nation’s plants, animals, water and other ‘natural wealth’ to include with financial measurements such as GDP.

Guardian: value of ecosystems and their ‘services’ for humans

“Natural capital is a massive asset class, and developing nations’ biggest asset. For it to be missing from the balance sheet of the nation, or for failures not to be counted, does not make sense.”

well, double entry just won’t do it