The Foundation for Sustainable Development (FSD) is looking for an Event & Administration Assistant, who will be part of the conference management team of the foundation. As an Event & Administration Assistant you will assist in the organisation of international (scientific) conferences of the Ecosystem Services Partnership (ESP). The tasks entail a broad range of activities and require an independent and proactive attitude in a small and informal team with a large outreach. This position offers a unique opportunity to engage in a worldwide network within the field of ecosystem services. [Read more…] about Vacancy at Foundation for Sustainable Development
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!
This course challenges forest and nature management professionals to adopt an integrative perspective, to look beyond the forest, and build bridges between the public and the private sector. It focuses on the development of institutional development at landscape level including multistakeholder platforms and networks, and financial support mechanisms to guide landscape dynamics on the ground. [Read more…] about WCDI Landscape Governance Course, 2-13 April 2018
The potential of collaborative governance in addressing institutional misfit in the provision of ecosystem services
This webinar aims to provide insights regarding the specific features through which the collaborative governance approaches could successfully address and mitigate issues of institutional misfit in landscape management. Additionally it aims to introduce aspects of the importance of Science-Policy-Society interface regarding biodiversity and ecosystems services. [Read more…] about Webinar: Networking for the landscape
An update on the activities of the YESS network – past and upcoming events, meet-the-author and YESS Journal Club news. [Read more…] about Young ES Specialists (YESS): Recent activities
Nidhi Nagabhatla, a senior researcher with United Nations University- Institute for Water, Environment and Health (UNU-INWEH – The UN Think Tank on Water), Canada and co-lead SWG 5 – ES in Water management – would like to share her work- Multi-functional Wetlands; Pollution Abatement and Other Ecological Services from Natural and Constructed Wetlands -published by Springer as the inaugural book in their new Environmental Contamination Remediation and Management Series. The book presents a comprehensive synthesis to sustainable and wisely utilize Wetlands Ecosystem Services and/as Nature-based Solutions. [Read more…] about Wetlands Ecosystem Services and/as Nature-based Solutions