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.
QuESSA international conference on quantification of ecological services for sustainable agriculture will be held on 12 December 2016, in Roma Italy. [Read more…] about QuESSA Conference: Quantification of Ecological Services for Sustainable Agriculture
The Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) invites its member states and observers to the fifth session of the IPBES Plenary, which will take place from 6 to 10 March 2017, in Bonn, Germany. On Monday, 6 March, regional consultations and the stakeholder day will be held. The opening of the fifth session of the IPBES Plenary will take place on Tuesday, 7 March, at 10 am. The session is scheduled to close on Friday, 10 March 2017. [Read more…] about Invitation to fifth session of IPBES Plenary
This is a Call for Papers for a Special Issue on Recreational Ecosystem Services of the Ecosystem Services Journal. This Special Issue is focused on the assessment and valuation of the cultural ecosystem service of recreational opportunities, especially at regional and national levels. [Read more…] about Call for Papers: Special Issue, Ecosystem Services Journal