The next biannual conference of the European Society for Ecological Economics will be organized in Budapest, in June 2017. Various conference topics are related to ecosystem services, including “Imitating and learning from nature”, “Ecosystem services: complexity, financialization, trade-offs, valuation”, “Natural resource management”, or “Biodiversity and ecosystem services in the policy arena”. The conference is also open to special session proposals. [Read more…] about ESEE conference 2017 Budapest
The ACES 2016 Conference will take place December 5-9 2016. ACES 2016 is now recruiting student volunteers for various supporting roles including AV Operators, Moderator Assistants and Registration Assistants. Volunteers must be currently pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree from an accredited college or university, preferably in a subject area applicable to Ecosystem Services.
In return for your service, student volunteers receive a free conference registration and free shared guest room accommodations for up to five nights! Click here for details on volunteering.
Stockholm Environment Institute, International Resource Panel (IRP) and the 10YFP Programme on Sustainable Food Systems are launching the Massive Open Online course “Food and Our Future: Sustainable Food Systems in Southeast Asia”. The course will take place from 8 August to 11 September.
Based on the IRP’s report Food Systems and Natural Resources and other sources, this MOOC will provide latest scientific information to help audiences understand:
- The value of using a food systems approach for improved management of natural resources in Southeast Asia
- Complex dynamics within food system activities, actors and outcomes in Southeast Asia and their implications for natural resource use
- Policy and biophysical options in the region to move towards more resource smart food systems
Call for Papers for a Workshop on the Assessment and Economic Valuation of Recreational Ecosystem Services of Landscapes in EU Member States: Deadline 31 July.
The workshop Assessment and Economic Valuation of Recreational Ecosystem Services (RES) of Landscapes in EU Member States will take place at Leibniz Universität Hannover, Germany, on September 12-13, 2016. The workshop picks up the challenge of assessing and valuing ecosystem services as stipulated by target 2, action 5 of the EU Biodiversity strategy (i.e. Mapping and Assessment of Ecosystems and their Services – a process commonly abbreviated as MAES). [Read more…] about Call for Papers: Workshop on the Assessment and Economic Valuation of RES of Landscapes in EU Member States
The Natural Capital Project invites you to join the 2017 Natural Capital Symposium at Stanford University from March 20-23, 2017. Featuring keynote speakers Carter Roberts, President and CEO of World Wildlife Fund, and Mark Tercek, President and CEO of The Nature Conservancy, this event is a major convening of leaders advancing the science and practice of incorporating nature’s diverse values into decisions. Interactive sessions throughout the symposium will focus on five central themes: sustainable development planning, securing freshwater, fostering resilient coastal communities, developing sustainable cities, and creating standards for the private sector.