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April 4, 2024
Legal personhood combined with financial market responses can protect whales - a breakthrough for nature

This news report describes how markets work with the whale legal personhood declaration to provide effective global protection for them.

April 3, 2024
Building markets for a nature-positive world: a triple win strategy
November 17, 2023
Māori and Pacific leaders propose legal personhood for whales at UN


November 2, 2023
Hinemoana Halo: Māori-led Ocean Solutions and Nature Positive Carbon++ Investments


September 23, 2023
UNGA, NY - September 17 - Maori King and Maori Leaders Support whales as personhood and Ocean Ambassador to the UN


August 18, 2023
Maori iwi (New Zealand): “Indigenous-led blue carbon regime secures $4mil”

August 17, 2023
The price is not right

The 2015 Paris Agreement requires all nations to combat climate change and to adapt to its effects. Countries promise to reduce their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions through their Nationally Determined […]

August 3, 2023
Blue Economy Summit - Carlos Duarte

Carlos Duarte presentation at Blue Economy Summit — An event connecting international leaders from the worlds of science, institutions, entrepreneurship, and finance to discuss the current status of the ocean and […]

August 3, 2023
Blue Economy Summit - Ralph Chami

CEO Ralph Chami presentation at Blue Economy Summit — An event connecting international leaders from the worlds of science, institutions, entrepreneurship, and finance to discuss the current status of the ocean and […]

May 25, 2023
The Trillion-Dollar Auction to Save the World -- WIRED

Ocean creatures soak up huge amounts of humanity’s carbon mess. Should we value them like financial assets?

May 20, 2023
TED Radio Hour - What a Living Whale is Worth in Fighting Climate Change
January 27, 2023
Climate One Podcast - Blue Carbon Sinking it in the Sea

Listen here starting 15:00 to hear Ralph Chami

December 15, 2022
Beyond Trophy Hunting - Born Free
November 17, 2022
TED Talk - What a living whale is worth -- and why the economy should protect nature
November 12, 2022
The true wealth of the open ocean: a global trust -- The Economist

  The greatest economic and social value of our ocean lies not in the short-sighted goal of dividing up the rights to extract its resources, but in protecting the ocean’s […]

November 11, 2022
COP27 - Ocean X Climate Summit - Ralph Chami: The Value of a Living Ocean to Our Health & Economic Well Being w/ Sophia Li COP27
November 10, 2022
COP27 - Towards an innovative integrated transformative action to tackle climate change
November 8, 2022
COP27 - Nature as an Asset
October 18, 2022
Valuing Natural Capital Conference - Gem Labs - Geneva September 2022

Listen here to keynote address "Towards an Equitable and Nature-Positive Economy"

September 27, 2022
TEDx Fiesole - If Nature Could Speak, If Humans Could Listen
August 10, 2022
Podcast for the Planet: Money talks: global capitalism, ecocide law & financing a liveable future
June 9, 2022
The Value of a Living Ocean to our Health and Economic Well-Being

Listen here to a presentation at UN World Ocean Day, NYC - June 8th, 2022

April 6, 2022
Financial Times - March 31, - Champion the whales


April 6, 2022
The Future of Nature Markets by Ralph Chami, Marcelo Furtado and Simon Zadek,

White paper to launch the Task Force on Nature Markets organized by Finance for Biodiversity  

February 2, 2022
Special Event on Saving the Forest Elephant, hosted by EPI Foundation

Listen here to a panel discussion with Ministers from Nigeria, Liberia, Cameroon and Gabon discuss the problems of human-elephant conflict and engaging around a new paradigm presented by Ralph Chami […]

November 23, 2021
An EcoFlix Change-Maker Interview with Niall McCann and Ralph Chami

Listen here to an interview renowned British biologist, activist, and adventurer, Niall McCann and financial economist, musician and humanist, Ralph Chami talking about the wonders of nature and how to […]

November 18, 2021
OECD - DevTalks

Listen here starting at minute 6:10

October 27, 2021
Save the Whales, Save the World

Listen here to an expert panel webinar hosted by WDC in advance of COP26.

October 14, 2021
The role of markets in mitigating climate change - Monaco Scientific Center Workshop

Listen here to a presentation from the Fifth International Workshop On Ocean Acidification Impacts and Economic Valuation, Monaco Scientific Center, October 12-14, 2021

October 6, 2021
Climate 21 Podcast - Using Finance to Protect and Enhance Biodiversity While Simultaneously Sequestering Carbon

Listen here to Tom Raftery's podcast Climate 21 - a Chat with Ralph Chami

August 31, 2021
Geneva Impacts Lab - Protecting Whales for our Planet

Listen here to podcast

June 30, 2021
A new nature-based economic paradigm

Listen here to a new nature-based economic paradigm developed by Blue Green Future, launched at Davos 2019, and is now being brought to life through Rebalance Earth, working with the […]

June 30, 2021
Green Horizon Perspectives - City of London

Listen here to Ralph Chami present a three minute message on a new economic paradigm with nature at its core that leads to sustainable, equitable and regenerative future.

June 5, 2021
Indian Institutes of Technology: The value of nature to our economic well-being and economic prosperity
May 26, 2021
WEF - Three more vital reasons we need to protect the ocean.
May 17, 2021
Financial Times - What if whales could save us?
April 17, 2021
Gardeners of the Congo: how African elephants fight climate change
April 9, 2021
Is Netflix's Seaspiracy film right about fishing damaging oceans? BBC News Reality Check

Claim: Micro-organisms absorb four times more CO2 than the Amazon, based on  IMF report. Experts say that the figure is about right, and could even be an under-estimate.  

March 29, 2021
Ralph Chami on Nature's Solution to Climate Change

Listen to podcast by Parkview Group Sustaining Wealth

March 1, 2021
To fight climate change, save the whales, some scientists say - Mongabay
February 12, 2021
On a win-win solution for a vibrant nature and a thriving economy - Nexus "Bigger Than US" (BTU) - part II
February 9, 2021
Appraising the value of elephants and whales - Nexus Production - "Bigger Than Us" (BTU) - Part I
January 28, 2021
How much is an elephant worth? - The Guardian
January 27, 2021
Great whales found to have active role and monetary value in fight against climate change - Oceanographic
January 26, 2021
A Surprise Hero Taking on Global Warming
January 19, 2021
How whales help cool the earth - BBC Future Planet
January 15, 2021
Boris Johnson vows to 'take a stand' against Japanese whale killing - The Telegraph
November 23, 2020
Valuing Nature: Whales, Elephants, and the Global Economy - at the Institute for International Economic Policy
September 27, 2020
Blockchain Supporting Nature’s Solution to Climate Change


September 21, 2020
Small Elephants Play Big Role in Fighting Climate Change - IMF Finance & Development
August 18, 2020
Nature-Based Solutions to Climate Change: Towards a Blue Carbon Economy Future - T20 Task Force

Oceans are both the greatest victims of climate change and its greatest mitigators. This policy brief urges the G20 to strengthen the role of blue carbon (BC), nature-based solutions (NbS) […]

May 18, 2020
Economists put a price tag on living whales in Brazil: $82 billion


April 24, 2020
Priceless poo: the global cooling effect of whales
March 6, 2020
Save the whale’s (poop) – Save the Planet! (and $2M per whale)
March 5, 2020
Opinion: Every Breath You Take: The Economic Case for Marine Life
December 6, 2019
How whales can solve the climate crisis - Terra Mater Factual Studio

(Tera Mater)

November 12, 2019
An Economist quantifies who valuable whales are to fighting climate change
November 4, 2019
Living Whales are worth an enormous amount of money
September 24, 2019
How Much is a Whale Worth?

National Geographic

September 17, 2019
Whales are a trillion dollar climate change fix
September 15, 2019
The Value of Whales and Every Other Breath
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