This course centers on building capacity in the areas of measuring and quantifying ecosystem services and essential biodiversity variables, which are key in efforts to study, report, and manage biodiversity change. The course will take place 16 September – 26 September, 2019, in Kigali, Rwanda in partnership with the Center of Excellence in Biodiversity and Natural Resource Management (CoEB) at University of Rwanda. [Read more…] about Training course: Measuring Ecosystem Services & Essential Biodiversity Variables
Archives for June 2019
Achieving Impact from ecosystem assessment and valuation of urban greenspace: The case of i-Tree Eco in Great Britain in Landscape and Urban Planning: https://authors.elsevier.com/sd/article/S0169204618311915
What do People know? Ecosystem Services, Public Perception and Sustainable Management of Urban Park Trees in London, UK in Urban Forestry and Urban Greening: https://authors.elsevier.com/c/1ZCie5m5d7lXgR
New paper: Indicators for mapping and assessment of ecosystem condition and of the ecosystem service habitat maintenance in support of the EU Biodiversity Strategy to 2020
A new research paper has been recently published in One Ecosystem Journal. It presents an ecosystem service framework implementation at landscape level to map and assess ecosystem condition and the “maintenance of nursery populations and habitats” ecosystem service (ES) (hereinafter called “habitat maintenance”), by combining a series of indicators with spatial modelling techniques. [Read more…] about New paper from ESP Greek national network (HESP)
The International Institute (IHI) Zittau, TU Dresden, Germany is now accepting applications for the international Masters programme on Ecosystem Services. The programme 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. [Read more…] about International MSc programme on Ecosystem Services at IHI Zittau
There are two upcoming webinars of interest from the National Ecosystem Services Partnership (NESP).
Collaborative Science for Estuaries Webinar: “Exploring Applications of Ecosystem Services Conceptual Models for Coastal Habitats” by Lydia Olander and Sara Mason on June 26 at 3p Eastern. Learn more and register here.
NESP will be hosting the webinar: “Interpreting the IPBES Global Assessment” by Steve Polasky and Alex Pfaff two of the IPBES Assessment authors on August 1 at 2p Eastern. Learn more and register here.