On International Biodiversity Day, May 22nd 2018, the International Journal of Biodiversity Science, Ecosystem Services & Management (IJBESM) announced Alexander van Oudenhoven and Berta Martín-López as new Co-Editors-in-Chief. They took over from Rudolf de Groot, who had led the Journal since 2010. [Read more…] about New Co-Editors in Chief of IJBESM share their vision for the journal
We have extended the abstract submission for ESP Europe 2018 by one week – the new deadline is 11 June.
Have a look at the session overview for more information on all the sessions you can submit an abstract to. You can submit your abstract on this page. [Read more…] about ESP European Conference 2018 – Abstract Submission Deadline Extended to 11 June
In our latest newsletter you can find a lot of exciting news from ESP members and partners; recent developments from several of our working groups and national networks; important dates and announcements for the upcoming regional conferences; and other news, events and vacancies from the ecosystem services field. [Read more…] about Our May Update is out!
A workshop on assessing and analyzing multi-species natural forest in Turkey was held in Artvin, Turkey in May, with the participation of 20 foresters, scholars, and graduate students. The workshop consisted of two days of field survey, measuring naturally mixed forests (spruce, scotch pine, and beech), two days of data analysis with R software, and one day of training for preparing scientific paper. In addition, visits to three national parks as well as Sumela Monastry were carried out. [Read more…] about Update from SWG 3 – ES in Forestry Production Systems
New publication on expert-based matrices for ecosystem services assessment from members of the ESP Mediterranean working group
C. Sylvie Campagne and Philip K. Roche from the National Research Institute of Science and Technology for Environment and Agriculture, Aix-en-Provence, France, have just published the article May the matrix be with you! Guidelines for the application of expert-based matrix approach for ecosystem services assessment and mapping in One Ecosystem, doi: 10.3897/oneeco.3.e24134. [Read more…] about Expert-based matrices for ES assessment