The programme Ecosystem Services at the International Institute Zittau / Technische Universität Dresden (Germany) 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. Students are provided with the knowledge base and methods to analyse pressing environmental problems and to develop societally relevant solutions. A special focus lies on inter- and transdisciplinary approaches from the natural and the social sciences. [Read more…] about New international MSc programme on Ecosystem Services
The International Spring University (ISU), an initiative of the Basque Centre for Climate Change (BC3), announces a 1-week training on Ecosystem Services Modeling. The training will take place from 8 – 12 October 2018 in Bilbao, Spain – just the week before the ESP Europe 2018 Conference.
The 2018 event is directed to a new generation of scientists and policy analysts who can effectively use coupled human-environmental models in research, policy and management to address and solve sustainable problems. [Read more…] about One week training on Ecosystem Services Modeling
The event, moderated by Karin Helmstaedt, TV host and presenter on Germany’s international broadcaster Deutsche Welle, has an array of 18 confirmed interdisciplinary speakers, from Europe and around the world, ranging from the Global Water Partnership to IBM, to the Chief Resilience Officer for Milan, all addressing how we can achieve water security. [Read more…] about Young Water Leaders Berlin, 7 Nov
Concepts and tools to engage in knowledge co-production and public participation
This summer school will take place in Montpellier, France between 9-13 July 2018. It is a 5-day interactive training course designed and organized by a small international team of experts – researchers and practitioners of participatory approaches. The training is based on “learning by doing” principle that makes it possible for the participants to test what they learn on-the-spot and get immediate feedback. [Read more…] about International Summer School, 9-13 July, Montpellier