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
Archives for July 2016
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
Representatives from over 160 of the world’s leading organizations, spanning business, finance, accounting, conservation, academia, and policy, met on 13 July in London to celebrate the culmination of a unique collaborative project that has produced the first global Natural Capital Protocol. [Read more…] about First Natural Capital Protocol launched
This site has been created to spread cases of vulnerable communities and ecosystems, starting from Latin America but including all continents. [Read more…] about SEV VESPLAN presents a visual journey through vulnerable socio-ecosystems and invites your contributions
The Autonomous University of Barcelona (ICTA-UAB), is conducting a research on Ecosystem Services and Poverty Alleviation.
The research is a part of a ESPA-funded project along with Cambridge University. The aim of the study is producing a survey-based quantitative analysis article exploring the confusion and disagreements that drive debates about ecosystem services and poverty. To do that the researchers are collecting data via an online questionnaire that explores ecosystem services and poverty issues. [Read more…] about Online questionnaire on Ecosystem Services and Poverty Alleviation