• An ecosystems approach in marine and coastal areas

    Links to projects and resources about an ecosystems approach in marine and coastal areas.

  • Green infrastructure resources

    Visit a listing of documents and other resources on green infrastructure

  • Health and the local environment

    On-line resources to help you make the most of the ways in which the natural outdoors can benefit people's health.

  • Ecosystems News

    Read issue 7 of Ecosystems News, the Network's newsletter. Cover theme: an ecosystems approach in UK cities.

  • Tools and guidelines

    Tools and guidelines: practical resources to help with applying an ecosystems approach in the management of areas of land, coastline or marine habitat.



Welcome to the Ecosystems Knowledge Network, a resource for anyone wanting to share knowledge or learn about the practical benefits of an ecosystems approach to both people and nature. An ecosystems approach is a holistic and inclusive approach to looking after the natural environment. On this website, you will find resources that explain an ecosystems approach and show what it means in practice.