The programme Ecosystem Services at the International Institute Zittau / Technische Universität Dresden (Germany) is devoted to understanding the causes of biodiversity loss and ecosystem degradation as well as to analysing their impacts on ecosystem functioning and human well-being in an interdisciplinary manner. Students are provided with the knowledge base and methods to analyse pressing environmental problems and to develop societally relevant solutions. A special focus lies on inter- and transdisciplinary approaches from the natural and the social sciences. [Read more…] about New international MSc programme on Ecosystem Services
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!
Call for the second external reviewer of the global assessment
IPBES is pleased to announce the start of the external review for the second order drafts of the chapters and the first draft of the Summary for Policymakers of the IPBES global assessment of biodiversity and ecosystem services. The period for this second external review of the global assessment is from 30 April until 29 June, 2018. [Read more…] about IPBES: Call for external reviewer
Dear ESP community,
A workshop on multi-species natural forests will be held in Artvin (Turkey) between 3-13 May 2018 with the participation of Prof. Klaus v. Gadow along with many others. This workshop will be a great opportunity for both researchers and field practitioners to discuss various inventory techniques in designing forest ecosystems. [Read more…] about A workshop on assessing and analyzing multi-species natural forest in Turkey
The European Commission Joint Research Center has just released the second report on Natural Capital Accounting: “Ecosystem services accounting: Part I – Outdoor recreation and crop pollination”. You can download the full report on this page.