Researchers Emma Watkins, Patrick ten Brink, Sirini Withana, Marianne Kettunen, Daniela Russi, Konar Mutafoglu, Jean-Pierre Schweitzer, and Giulia Gitti contributed to a chapter on the socio-economic impact of marine litter, the cost of policy inaction and action for the United Nations Environment Programme.
Senior Policy Analyst
- Ecological Economics,
- Payment for Ecosystem Services (PES),
- socio-economic benefits of Marine Protected Areas,
- wetlands and good water management and related environmental policies,
- Ecosystem Accounting
Daniela joined IEEP in April 2012 and is based in IEEP’s London office. She deals with a wide range of topics related to Environmental and Ecological Economics, including Payment for Ecosystem Services (PES), Ecosystem Accounting, the socio-economic benefits provided by Marine Protected Areas, wetlands and good water management and the related environmental policies. She graduated in Environmental Economics at the University of Siena, Italy, and obtained a Ph.D. in Environmental Sciences/Ecological Economics from the Autonomous University of Barcelona in 2007, with a thesis on integrated assessment of energy policies. She published various peer-reviewed papers in international journals and led or contributed to a number of books, reports and conference proceedings.
IEEP and partners compare innovative biodiversity financing mechanisms in the EU and Mexico and suggest recommendations for mutual learning.
Innovative mechanisms for financing biodiversity conservation: A comparative summary of experiences from Mexico and Europe
IEEP and partners compared innovative biodiversity conservation funding mechanisms in the EU and Mexico.
The European Natura 2000 network provides job opportunities in sectors ranging from conservation and restoration, agriculture, forestry, fisheries to tourism, recreation, and health.
They are more than just a nature conservation tool – a study by IEEP shows how EU Marine Protected Areas help to maintain and improve the provision of a wide range of ecosystem services and related socio-economic benefits.