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EKN Tool Assessor


The EKN Tool Assessor is a useful catalogue of tools for planning and assessing the impacts of projects that aim to enhance biodiversity and ecosystem services. It contains a targeted selection of the most useful tools applicable in the UK context, including tools for assessing ecosystem service deliver in quantitative or monetary values, mapping ecological connectivity, mapping ecosystem services and calculating net gain, as well as a small selection of methods, principles and checklists.


Guidance type/project stage

  • Resource hub
  • Monitoring and assessment
  • Planning


  • Any ecosystem

Challenges addressed

  • Climate change adaptation
  • Air quality
  • Any challenges
  • Biodiversity
  • Food production
  • Health, wellbeing & cultural value
  • Climate change mitigation
  • Natural flood management
  • Water quality

Source | Ecosystems Knowledge Network

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