A significant proportion of the global population depends on goods and services provided by mountain regions, including fresh water, raw materials, and recreation. However, mountain regions all over the world are facing multiple challenges due to environmental and socio-economic changes with related impacts on human livelihood, economy, and ecosystems. Therefore, Ecosystem Services is preparing a Special Issue that should be of interest to you. [Read more…] about Call for Papers of Special Issue on “Mountain landscapes: protected areas, ecosystem services and future challenges” in Ecosystem Services
Archives for February 2019
The Odum School of Ecology at the University of Georgia invites applications for one Lecturer (non-tenure track) with discipline-bridging expertise in coupled human-environment systems and data literacy. Potential areas include ecosystem services, sustainability science, food energy or water systems, and global change; from ecological and complementary perspectives such as economics, engineering, or quantitative and qualitative social sciences. [Read more…] about Lecturer in Human-Environment Systems and Data Literacy
The “São Paulo School of Advanced Science on Scenarios and Modelling on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services to Support Human Well-Being” will be held in São Pedro (190 km from São Paulo) from 01 – 15 July 2019. Applications are open until February 28th.
Rather than advancing scientific and methodological development, this School proposes to favor the interface between policy and decision making, so there will be an emphasis on the discussion of real cases. The school is organized into four modules that involve conceptual discussions, challenges, analysis of global studies and national goals in the field of biodiversity and ecosystem services. [Read more…] about São Paulo School of Advanced Science on Scenarios and Modelling on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services to Support Human Well-Being
The International Conference on “Successful Transformation toward Land Degradation Neutrality (Future Perspective)” in commemoration of the 25th Anniversary of the coming into force of the United Nations Conventions to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) will take place on, 17-19 June 2019, in Ankara, Turkey. The conference will be co-hosted by Soil Science Society, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, General Directorate of Combating Desertification and Erosion and Konya Food and Agriculture University, TURKEY. [Read more…] about International Conference on Successful Transformation toward Land Degradation Neutrality
Back to back to the marine biome session on B1b: “Operationalizing ecosystem services in support of ecosystem-based marine spatial planning” lead by Ibon Galparsoro (AZTI)), Daniel Depellegrin (CNR-ISMAR) and Kemal Pinarbasi (AZTI) at the EU-ESP 2018 in San Sebastian we are happy to announce the dedicated special issue, which opens on 11 February 2019 on the Journal Ocean & Coastal Management.
The SI aims at addressing challenges in integrating Coastal and Marine Ecosystem Services assessment into MSP. In particular the current state of different methodological approaches focusing CMES assessment and explore current trends in CMES valuation, assessment and mapping in support of MSP and EBM.Further information can be found here. [Read more…] about CALL FOR PAPERS Ocean & Coastal Management: Special Issue – Operationalizing ecosystem services in support of ecosystem-based marine spatial planning