The call for nominations of experts to prepare the scoping document of the IPBES “Assessment of Transformative Change” and the “Thematic Assessment of the interlinkages among biodiversity, water, food and health (nexus assessment)” are now open! Interested experts wishing to be nominated are requested to fill out their application form by 15 October 2019 while nominators (governments or organizations) should approve these applications and submit their nominations by 29 October 2019.
The Institute for Geosciences and Geography of the Faculty of Natural Sciences III, Martin-Luther University Halle-Wittenberg invites applications for a W2 Professorship in “Digital Geography”, beginning at the earliest possible date.
The successful candidate will work at the interface between the application-oriented collection, evaluation and processing of geostatistical data as well as the critical analysis and interpretation of digitisation processes, and will design teaching programmes in this field.
The Global Genome Biodiversity Network (GGBN) organises the workshop ”New horizons for conserving and restoring biodiversity in gene banks and regional cooperation” which will be held in Tbilisi, Georgia from 4-8 November 2019.
GGBN is an international network of institutions that share an interest in long-term preservation of genomic samples representing the diversity of non-human life on Earth. GGBN provides a platform for biodiversity biobanks from across the world to: [Read more…] about GGBN workshop: New Horizons for conserving and restoring biodiversity in gene banks and regional cooperation
With the aim of exploring the frontiers of planning and implementing Nature-based solutions in river landscapes, we invite high quality contributions from scholars from around the world for a proposed Special Issue in Ambio titled: “Planning and Governing Nature-based Solutions in River Landscapes.” The Special Issue welcomes contributions that provide insights and innovations regarding principles, barriers, and strategies for making NBS work in practice. Suitable article categories include Research Articles, Perspectives, Reviews, and Comments. [Read more…] about Call for contributions: Special issue on NBS in River Landscapes
IPBES gave a start to the external review for the first order drafts of the chapters of the IPBES methodological assessment regarding the diverse conceptualization of multiple values of nature and its contributions, including biodiversity and ecosystem functions and services (IPBES values assessment).
The period for this first external review of the values assessment is from 29 July until 22 September 2019. [Read more…] about First external review now open for the IPBES values assessment