Representatives from over 160 of the world’s leading organizations, spanning business, finance, accounting, conservation, academia, and policy, met on 13 July in London to celebrate the culmination of a unique collaborative project that has produced the first global Natural Capital Protocol. [Read more…] about First Natural Capital Protocol launched
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!
This site has been created to spread cases of vulnerable communities and ecosystems, starting from Latin America but including all continents. [Read more…] about SEV VESPLAN presents a visual journey through vulnerable socio-ecosystems and invites your contributions
The Autonomous University of Barcelona (ICTA-UAB), is conducting a research on Ecosystem Services and Poverty Alleviation.
The research is a part of a ESPA-funded project along with Cambridge University. The aim of the study is producing a survey-based quantitative analysis article exploring the confusion and disagreements that drive debates about ecosystem services and poverty. To do that the researchers are collecting data via an online questionnaire that explores ecosystem services and poverty issues. [Read more…] about Online questionnaire on Ecosystem Services and Poverty Alleviation
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.