IPBES aims to finalize five assessments at the sixth session of the IPBES Plenary, in March 2018: four regional assessments of biodiversity and ecosystem services (for Africa, the Americas, Asia-Pacific and Europe and Central Asia) and the thematic assessment on land degradation and restoration. [Read more…] about IPBES invites to Participate in External Review of Assessments by Governments and Experts
The Ph.D research project lead by Darinka Gonzalez, entitled “Linking Marine and Coastal Ecosystem Services to Human Health and wellbeing: a multidisciplinary approach” aims to evaluate tourists’ perceptions of marine and coastal cultural ecosystem services and their contribution to human health and well-being.
As part of this project and in order to increase the sample size, Ms Gonzalez developed a short 5-minute survey that asks you to identify, based on your own experience, what you feel and appreciate most when visiting a coastal zone. The project team kindly ask your cooperation to fill the on-line survey. Please click here to complete the survey
The sourcebook aims to inform which data and methods can be applied to monitor some relevant Essential Biodiversity Variables (EBV) that supports the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity (UNCBD) efforts to halt biodiversity loss. The EBV concept proposed by the GEO BON, Space Agencies, and the Earth Observation research community at large aims to support efforts for biodiversity monitoring.
The registration to this year’s ALTER-Net summer school on “Biodiversity, ecosystem services: science and its impact on policy and society” has been launched.
The Summer School is open to young graduate and post-graduate scientists from both within and outside the ALTER-Net network partners, as well as young professionals in related fields. The aim of the Summer School is to create an environment for studying the challenges relating to biodiversity and natural resources in an inter- and trans-disciplinary way. [Read more…] about Registration is open : 12th ALTER-Net Summer School on “Biodiversity, ecosystem services: science and its impact on policy and society”