In this National Ecosystem Services Partnership webinar, Susan Preston of Environment and Climate Change Canada will discuss The Ecosystem Services Toolkit. [Read more…] about Webinar on the Canadian Ecosystem Services Toolkit
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 final conference of the LIFE VIMINE project will be held on 22-23 June 2017 in Venice. The project aims to define and implement a novel integrated approach to protect the most interior salt marshes of the northern lagoon of Venice, which are disappearing because of erosion processes originating mainly from human activities. [Read more…] about Save the date: LIFE VIMINE final conference
The aim of the forum is to discuss ecosystem services approaches to manage natural capital in Northeast Asia. Furthermore, an attempt will be made to initiate potential collaboration projects with international partners for transboundary ecosystem conservation and sustainable use. [Read more…] about DMZ International Forum on Ecosystem Services: Connecting People and Nature for Peace
The course examines how natural resources and biodiversity are increasingly being referred to as natural capital. It looks at the evolution of natural capital and ecosystem service (ESS) thinking, categories of ESS, case study examples, the advantages of an ESS approach, and critiques of using a utilitarian approach to nature.
Scholarships are available!
The fifth edition of the short course on “Spatial multicriteria analysis for environmental decision-making” will take place in Trento (Italy) on 6-8 September 2017. The course provides the essential principles of multicriteria analysis (MCA) and spatial MCA applied to environmental problems. The teaching method is based on theoretical lectures and hands-on exercises, using freely available software packages. [Read more…] about Training course: Spatial multicriteria analysis for environmental decision-making