PostDoc position in the Ecological Economics Group at the Carl-von-Ossietzky University, Oldenburg. The successful candidate will address the social science research questions of the DFG funded project “Groundwater salinization following sea level rise as a societal challenge of climate adaptation – The case of North-Western Germany”. [Read more…] about PostDoc position in the Ecological Economics Group at the Carl-von-Ossietzky University, Oldenburg
ESP connects over 3000 ecosystem services scientists, policy makers and practitioners who work together in more than 40 Working Groups and a growing number of National Networks on all continents. ESP regularly organises World and Regional conferences and provides many Services to further enhance the application of ecosystem services for nature conservation, ecosystem restoration and sustainable management. Partner up with ESP and join in the global effort for the future of our Natural Capital!
EURAC research – Institute for Alpine Environment is looking for a Junior researcher in the field of ecosystem services.
The AlpES project’s overall objective is to introduce a common understanding of ecosystem services as a regional and transnational environmental governance framework and train and support the AlpES target groups in understanding, valuing and managing them. [Read more…] about Junior researcher in the field of ecosystem services
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is looking to appoint a Chief Scientist. The position is based in Nairobi, Kenya.
UNEP is the leading global environmental authority that sets the global environmental agenda, promotes the coherent implementation of the environmental dimension of sustainable development within the United Nations system and serves as an authoritative advocate for the global environment. This post is located in the Executive Office, at the Nairobi duty station. Under the overall guidance of the Executive Director and the Deputy Executive Director. [Read more…] about Vacancy: Chief Scientist at UNEP Executive Office, Nairobi
The Handbook on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services in Impact Assessment presents state-of-the-art methodological guidance and discussion of international practice related to the integration of biodiversity and ecosystem services in impact assessment. A variety of case studies provide examples of the use of information on biodiversity and ecosystem services in different types of impact assessment to improve decisions at all levels, from strategic choices to individual projects. [Read more…] about New Handbook on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services in Impact Assessment
Stockholm Environment Institute, International Resource Panel (IRP) and the 10YFP Programme on Sustainable Food Systems are launching the Massive Open Online course “Food and Our Future: Sustainable Food Systems in Southeast Asia”. The course will take place from 8 August to 11 September.
Based on the IRP’s report Food Systems and Natural Resources and other sources, this MOOC will provide latest scientific information to help audiences understand:
- The value of using a food systems approach for improved management of natural resources in Southeast Asia
- Complex dynamics within food system activities, actors and outcomes in Southeast Asia and their implications for natural resource use
- Policy and biophysical options in the region to move towards more resource smart food systems