A new publication entitled “Evaluating resilience for the management of social-ecological production landscapes and seascapes in Lefke Region of North Cyprus through adaptive comanagement” by Prof. Dr. Gulay Cetinkaya Ciftcioglu was recently published in Sustainability Science. [Read more…] about New paper on social-ecological production landscapes and seascapes
The Case of the West and Central Pacific Ocean Tuna Fisheries
Ecosystem service maps are instrumental for the assessment and communication of the costs and benefits of human-nature interactions. This article in the journal Ecosystem Services proposes an integrated way of assessing and mapping global flows of marine ecosystem services. [Read more…] about Mapping the Global Distribution of Locally Generated Marine Ecosystem Services
An Approach for Improving Urban Stormwater Decisions
This article in the journal Environmental Science and Policy presents an ecosystem services framework for assessing the context-specific needs of decision makers while considering the strengths and limitations of greenwater infrastructure use in urban stormwater management. It describes multiple dimensions of the planning system, identifies points of intervention, and illustrates two applications of our framework—in Durham, North Carolina, and Portland, Oregon. [Read more…] about Ecosystem Services and U.S. Stormwater Planning
The Alexander von Humboldt Research Institute on Biological Resources is currently coordinating the Paramos Biodiversity and Water Resources Project. This project that started in December 2014 and will finish in November 2019 is financed by the European Union and has an overall budget of 6.25 Million Euros. [Read more…] about News for Paramos Biodiversity and Water Resources Project
Biodiversity is facing increasing anthropogenic pressures, including climate change, habitat destruction, pollution, overharvesting, and invasive species establishment. While it is clear that global biodiversity is declining, responses of local assemblages are less well understood.
In this PhD project, you will be quantifying the effects of various anthropogenic pressures on local-scale biodiversity worldwide. [Read more…] about PhD vacancy: Local-scale Biodiversity Responses to Global Change. Deadline 29 August