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Short overview of the outcomes from the SWG5 session at the ESP EU 2018 in San Sebastian, Spain: S5 – “Promoting sustainability through water-related concepts, approaches and tools for quantifying ES”. The session provided diversity of perspectives related to water resources, their quantification and sustainable management. There is huge resource of complex quantitative water related research with high potential for applications in sustainable decision-making. Nevertheless, the communication of results to stakeholders was identified as a key challenge and scientists are divided between two main strategies: [Read more…] about Update from SWG 5 – ES and Water Management
This Special Issue edited by SWG 10 lead team members Marianne Thomsen and Lorie Hamelin endeavors to put together a comprehensive set of articles of key relevance for the sectoral working group (SWG) on “ecosystem services in a bio- and circular economy” of the Ecosystem Service Partnership. [Read more…] about Sectoral WG 10: Special Issue “Ecosystem Services in a Bio- and Circular Economy” open for submissions
A number of relevant recent publications highlighted by the BWG 10 – Urban systems lead team, among which the review article “Social-ecological and technological factors moderate the value of urban nature” published in Nature Sustainability, co-led by BWG 10 lead Timon McPhearson and the Natural Capital Project.
Other relevant publications coauthored by BWG 10 group members, with strong ES components: [Read more…] about New publications from Biome WG 10 – Urban systems
Hear Aaron Bruner (Conservation Strategy Fund), Jenny Kane (USAID Office of Forestry and Biodiversity), and Paul Oliver (USAID Office of Economic Policy) present on a new USAID report in the February National Ecosystem Services Partnership webinar. [Read more…] about Webinar: Integrating Ecosystem Values into Cost-Benefit Analysis at USAID