In this issue you will find news on the upcoming ESP world conference, updates from our working groups and the ESP Asia regional office, as well as news, events, vacancies and calls for collaboration from within our network. [Read more…] about ESP March Update
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!
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”
The Young Ecosystem Services Specialists network (YESS) published their latest newsletter of February 2017.
In this newsletter you can find:
- Outcomes of the YESS session at the European Ecosystem Services Conference in Antwerp;
- Interview with Dolf de Groot, associate professor in integrated ecosystem assessment and management at Wageningen University and ESP chair;
- Selection of upcoming events and a list of publications from the YESS network. [Read more…] about New issue of YESS Newsletter (Feb 2017)
Mapping ecosystem services delivers essential insights into the spatial characteristics of various goods’ and services’ flows from nature to human society. It has become a central topic of science, policy, business and society – all belonging on functioning ecosystems. [Read more…] about New Book: Mapping Ecosystem Services