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
The European Network for the Advancement of Business and Landscape Education (ENABLE) has created its second MOOC: Business Model Innovation for Sustainable Landscape Restoration. This online course aims to equip learners from environmental, business or other backgrounds with practical tools to advance sustainable and business-driven landscape restoration. In this course, participants are encouraged to take their skills and insights to the next level by going through the business model innovation process.
The MOOC will launch on Valentines Day, 14 February 2019. The registration to this online course is now open. [Read more…] about New MOOC on business-driven sustainable landscape restoration
A two-day conference was held in Nicosia on 4 & 5 December with the title “Mapping & Evaluation of Ecosystem Services in Cyprus”. The conference was co-organized by the Department of the Environment and the Department of Forests with the project iLIFE-TROODOS, under the aegis of the Honorable Minister of Agriculture, Rural Development and the Environment, Kostas Kadis.[Read more…] about Mapping & Evaluation of Ecosystem Services in Cyprus
The second ESP Latin America conference took place at Campinas, Brasil, from 22-26 October 2018. The conference was organized under the theme: Global changes, ecosystem services and multilateral agreements in Latin America and the Caribbean. The conference attracted some attention from the local media and has been featured in the news. [Read more…] about ESP Latin America conference 2018 in the news
We are glad to announce the recent publication of the book ‘Sustainable Development Land Sector Development in Northern Australia: Indigenous rights, aspirations and cultural responsibilities’. The book is co-authored by Kamaljit K. Sangha, leader of our SWG 9 – Indigenous people & Local communities.