The COST Action Payments for Ecosystem Services (Forest for water) is organising its first training school on the topic: Environmental effectiveness of forest PES schemes to reduce agricultural diffuse pollution to water. The deadline for application is 15 August 2018, travel and subsistence grants of up to 800 Euros will be available for around 18 participants. [Read more…] about PESFOR-W Training School, 23-26 October, Vairao, Portugal
Archives for June 2018
Our colleagues from the Hellenic ESP national network in Greece organised two workshops on ES implementation as an environmental management tool since the beginning of 2018. Next to this, members of HESP have authored a number of relevant publications. Keep reading for more information on the workshops and publications.
During the final conference of the ESMERALDA project last week in Brussels, Panayotis Dimopoulos as Greek MAES coordinator presented the progress in Greece regarding MAES which was well received. There is interest in the way Greece has progressed regarding ES and MAES, rising from a modest position on the ESMERALDA ES barometer into the top three of countries where there is progress. Regarding MAES in Greece, that is a component of a LIFE Integrated Project.
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PhD candidate understanding and mapping social-ecological system flows
The department of Geo-information Processing (GIP) of the Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation (ITC), part of the University of Twente in Enschede, the Netherlands is looking for a PhD candidate for understanding and mapping social-ecological system flows. You can submit your application (detailed Curriculum Vitae and a letter elaborating the motivation for the application) before 25 June 2018. [Read more…] about University of Twente: Call for a PhD position
The EU Horizon 2020 project ESMERALDA, involving several ESP members and ESP itself as a full project partner, gathered around 100 delegates from altogether 30 European countries, representatives of the European Commission and other relevant organizations at its final Conference from June 11-13, 2018 in Brussels. On the first day, together with the EU MAES (Mapping and Assessment of Ecosystems and their Services) working group, a marketplace was organized to demonstrate different methods and tools for mapping and assessing ecosystem services.
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The Ecosystem Services Partnership together with Brazilian Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services invite you to participate at the ESP 2018 Latin American Conference in Campinas, Brasil, 22-26 October. The theme of the conference is: Global changes, ecosystem services and multilateral agreement in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Registration for the conference is now OPEN! Register here. [Read more…] about ESP Latin American Conference 2018: Registration is OPEN!