In our latest newsletter you can find a lot of exciting news from ESP members and partners; recent developments from several of our working groups and national networks; important dates and announcements for the upcoming regional conferences; and other news, events and vacancies from the ecosystem services field. [Read more…] about Our May Update is out!
Archives for May 2018
A workshop on assessing and analyzing multi-species natural forest in Turkey was held in Artvin, Turkey in May, with the participation of 20 foresters, scholars, and graduate students. The workshop consisted of two days of field survey, measuring naturally mixed forests (spruce, scotch pine, and beech), two days of data analysis with R software, and one day of training for preparing scientific paper. In addition, visits to three national parks as well as Sumela Monastry were carried out. [Read more…] about Update from SWG 3 – ES in Forestry Production Systems
New publication on expert-based matrices for ecosystem services assessment from members of the ESP Mediterranean working group
C. Sylvie Campagne and Philip K. Roche from the National Research Institute of Science and Technology for Environment and Agriculture, Aix-en-Provence, France, have just published the article May the matrix be with you! Guidelines for the application of expert-based matrix approach for ecosystem services assessment and mapping in One Ecosystem, doi: 10.3897/oneeco.3.e24134. [Read more…] about Expert-based matrices for ES assessment
Members of the ESP Mediterranean biome working group contributed to a new publication on global change effects on land management in the Mediterranean region.
In this study, Žiga Malek and colleagues developed a future land use change scenario which demonstrates that sustainable development in the Mediterranean basin would allow for food security as well as the conservation and Mediterranean wetlands. You can access the full publication here.
The WaterCoG project invites you to participate in a survey on stakeholder involvement in water management.
The Interreg NorthSea VB project WaterCoG implements collaborative processes in five countries to test how the implementation of EU directives can be achieved at a local level in the North Sea Region. This aims also to raise awareness on the benefits generated by water related ecosystems and show if / how they can be better realized in processes actively involving local and regional stakeholders. [Read more…] about Interreg NorthSea project: WaterCo-Goverance