The following position is available at the Professorship of Ecological Services (PES), University of Bayreuth: Post-Doc position (100 % A13Z) for 3+3 years or PhD position (50 % A13Z) for 3 years to conduct research on land use change and its impact on ecosystem services. We are looking for candidates to develop spatial models of land use and ecosystem services in regional human-environment systems. This research should consider global trade flows and subsequent leakage of ecosystem service improvements. [Read more…] about Post-Doc position for 3+3 years or PhD position for 3 years
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 Common International Classification of Ecosystem Services (CICES) developed from the work on environmental accounting undertaken by the European Environment Agency (EEA). It supports their contribution to the revision of the System of Environmental-Economic Accounting (SEEA) which is currently being led by the United Nations Statistical Division (UNSD).
Version 5.1 is now available and can be downloaded from the CICES website: www.cices.eu. It now replaces Version 4.3 which was published in 2013.
The World Resources Institute (WRI) launched a report titled “Roots of Prosperity: The Economics and Finance of Restoring Land”, on 19th December, 2017 at the Global Landscapes Forum; by Felipe Calderón (former President of Mexico), Naoko Ishii (CEO of GEF) and Andrew Steer (CEO of WRI).
ACES: A Community on Ecosystem Services represents a dynamic and growing international assembly of professionals, researchers, and policy-makers involved with ecosystem services. The conference provides an interdisciplinary forum for sharing experiences, methods, and tools for assessing and incorporating ecosystem services into public and private decisions. ACES 2018 conference will be held in the Washington DC, USA, December 3-7. [Read more…] about Call for Session Proposals: ACES, December 3-7, 2018
The International Journal of of Biodiversity Science, Ecosystem Services & Management has published a special issue on the topic Ecosystem Services Nexus Thinking. It features research that was presented during two key international events. The guest editors of this issue are Sandra Luque, Christine Fürst and Davide Geneletti. [Read more…] about IJBESM Virtual Special Issue: Ecosystem Services Nexus Thinking