The Institute of Environmental Sciences (Leiden University) is looking for a postdoc for a transdisciplinary project focusing on circular economy and natural capital in a rural landscape – ‘Het Groene Hart’ (‘The Green Hart’) in the Dutch province of South Holland. [Read more…] about Vacancy: Postdoc Natural Capital in the Dutch rural landscape
ESP connects over 3000 ecosystem services scientists, policy makers and practitioners who work together in more than 40 Working Groups and a growing number of National Networks on all continents. ESP regularly organises World and Regional conferences and provides many Services to further enhance the application of ecosystem services for nature conservation, ecosystem restoration and sustainable management. Partner up with ESP and join in the global effort for the future of our Natural Capital!
Four new reports on Natural Capital have been published to enable governments and businesses to take an evidence-based approach to valuing the UK’s natural assets.
The new reports, published by the Valuing Nature Programme, summarise the science available to inform a Natural Capital approach in four key areas: [Read more…] about New publications from Valuing Nature Programme
The Department of Biological and Environmental Science at the University of Jyväskylä is looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic member to their research group. Candidates should have a PhD or be about to obtain a PhD in landscape ecology, forestry, or another relevant discipline. Expertise in forest planning and understanding of forest growth models is necessary, including the ability to work with large data sets. Experience in forest simulation modelling and/or multi-objective optimization is considered an asset.
Application deadline: 15 October 2018
IPBES is currently in the process of developing its next work programme, following the process set out in decision IPBES-6/2 (see here).
This is a reminder that IPBES members, observers, multilateral environmental agreements, United Nations bodies and relevant stakeholders as well as experts on, and holders of, indigenous and local knowledge are invited to provide requests, inputs and suggestions, respectively, on short term priorities and longer term strategic needs for the future work programme of IPBES by 30 September 2018 (please find the call issued on 11 July 2018, with link to template for response here). [Read more…] about Call for requests, input and suggestions for the next work programme of IPBES