In light of the COVID-19 outbreak and after careful consideration, the Conference Organising Committee, in close consultation with the ESP Steering Committee, has decided to postpone the 3rd ESP Europe Conference to 17-20 May 2021. This decision was taken to ensure that everyone can travel and participate safely. [Read more…] about 3rd ESP Europe Conference postponed to 17-20 May 2021
The Interdisciplinary Centre for Mountain Research (CIRM) offers a position of First Assistant (Post-doc) on Mountain Socio-Ecological Systems. Deadline to apply is 31 July, 2020.
The University of Lausanne (UNIL) is a higher teaching and research institution composed of seven faculties where nearly 15,500 students and 5,000 employees. Ideally situated along the lake of Geneva, near Lausanne’s city center, its campus brings together over 120 nationalities. The CIRM brings together more than 80 researchers working on mountain topics by combining the social and the natural sciences. [Read more…] about Postdoc: First Assistant on Mountain Socio-Ecological Systems
The Wild Postcard Project first launched in 2016 in Ireland. Since its inception, the Wild Postcard Project held competitions in the Philippines (2017), Madagascar (2018), Canada (2018) and Ireland (2019), with thousands upon thousands of entries received and the winning artworks proudly displayed on our website and sent as postcards around the world.
Currently the project is holding two competition – in Ireland and the Netherlands. The competitions are calling for kids and teens (ages 5-18) to create and submit artworks that depict Irish or Dutch biodiversity respectively. [Read more…] about The Wild Postcard Project – art competition aims to showcase Irish and Dutch biodiversity
The Cost Action PESFOR-W (Payment for Ecosystem Services: Forest for Water) organises a training school on Analysis of the cost effectiveness of Woodlands for Water PES. The training school will take place on 6-8 October 2020 in Freiburg, Germany. The deadline for application is June 30th, 2020. Applicants should send a one-page motivation letter, an estimate of their travel costs, and their full CV for full consideration to [email protected]
International survey of coastal residents
The COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic is impacting increasingly on global health with significant social and economic consequences. Our research aims to collect information from residents aged 18 or older living in or near coastal areas around the world who are affected by COVID-19. The findings will increase understanding about how interacting with the natural environment in coastal areas may influence human health and wellbeing and help us identify solutions to help people cope with pandemics. We invite you to complete this anonymous survey and to forward it to others living in or near coastal areas. [Read more…] about Survey: Impacts of COVID-19 on human wellbeing and interactions with coastal nature