The Territorial Delegation of the Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment (CITMA) of Matanzas province and the National Center for Protected Areas (CNAP) invites you to participate in the 11th International Symposium on Wetland Management “Wetlands 2017” to be held From 6 to 10 November 2017, in the Ciénaga de Zapata, Matanzas, Cuba. The meeting has become a regional initiative of systematic implementation.
A call for papers in the Ecosystem Services Journal: Special Issue: The state of the art of Ecosystem Services Research and Practice In Latin America which will be published during 2018. This will be ignited, taking advantage of the “International Conference on Ecosystem Services” (Congreso Internacional de Servicios Ecosistémicos- CISEN V) that will be held in Oaxaca Mexico in November 2017. [Read more…] about Call for Papers: The state of the art of Ecosystem Services Research and Practice In Latin America
The IUFRO will hold a conference with the theme “The Green-Blue Nexus: Forests, Landscapes and Services” from the 24 – 29 September 2017 in Halle, Germany. The conference aims to address to what extent and how the status of any particular forest ecosystem and its temporal dynamics, should be included in the overall assessment of ecosystems and their services at larger scales such as landscape scale. [Read more…] about IUFRO 8.01.02 Landscape Ecology Conference 2017
On 30 November, Nature published a piece on the need to “Fix food metrics“. In the article, Pavan Sukhdev, Peter May and Alexander Mueller argue that “for sustainable, equitable nutrition we must count the true global costs and benefits of food production”, presenting a compelling narrative on the rationale and ambitions of TEEBAgriFood. The paper has already begun to turn heads and spark interest. [Read more…] about TEEBAgriFood: Call for Expressions of Interest/FixFoodMetrics
Check out Before the Flood, a new documentary film about climate change. Join Leonardo DiCaprio as he explores the topic of climate change, and discovers what must be done today to prevent catastrophic disruption of life on our planet.