The training on rapid assessment of wetland ecosystem services held in Geumsan county brought together 35 participants of local residents, wetland interpreters, and citizen scientist to appreciate values of Cheonnae wetland located in Geum-river watershed.[Read more…] about ESP Asia: Training on Rapid Assessment on ES for a new wetland reserve
ESP Asia Regional Office
We are delighted to welcome our new steering committee of ESP-Asia 2019-2020. ESP Asia SC has a total of 9 seats including hosting countries of ESP Asia Conferences(4), recommended ESP members(3), ESP headquarter(1), and ESP Asia Regional Office(1).
ESP Asia SC plays a role in the scientific program committee leading the organization of biannual ESP Asia Conferences and other ESP-Asia events including ESP Asia Intergovernmental Meeting, ESP Asia Forum and other collaborative thematic sessions during ESP Conferences in future.[Read more…] about Welcome to new steering committee members of ESP-Asia RO
2018 ESP Asia Conference has been successfully held at Wildlife Institute of India (WII) in Dehradun, India on 9-12 October. We would like to give thanks to everyone who kept the interest and attended the conference.
The opening comprised of the special ritual that shows the Indian culture. The conference had around 100 participants from 12 countries and 14 thematic sessions took place. For the first time at ESP conference, the ESP Asia Intergovernmental Meeting took place in the 2018 ESP Asia Conference. The delegates from 6 Asian Countries such as ROK, DPRK, Nepal, Vietnam, Philippines, and India came together to share the current trend in ES policy and implementation case study in each country. The second ESP Asia Intergovernmental Meeting will occur at ESP10 Conference in Hanover, Germany next year. [Read more…] about Looking back at ESP Asia 2018 Conference
2018 DMZ International Forum was held on 6-7 September in the Uijeongbu Arts Center with the topic of “Connecting People and Nature for Peace: Ecosystem Conservation and Sustainable Development in DMZ areas”. This Forum was jointly organized by Gyeonggi Province and ESP Asia RO. Dr. Rudolf de Groot, the chair of ESP gave a welcoming speech. [Read more…] about 2018 DMZ International Forum
The ES Training Workshop “Valuing and Capturing the Benefits of Ecosystem Restoration” took place on 3 September in Seoul. This training was jointly organized by National Institute of Ecology and ESP Asia RO. Dr. Rudolf de Groot, the chair of ESP led this workshop and gave a special lecture about the ecosystem conservation and restoration. [Read more…] about ES Training Workshop “Valuing and Capturing the Benefits of Ecosystem Restoration”