The Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) invites its member states and observers to the fifth session of the IPBES Plenary, which will take place from 6 to 10 March 2017, in Bonn, Germany. On Monday, 6 March, regional consultations and the stakeholder day will be held. The opening of the fifth session of the IPBES Plenary will take place on Tuesday, 7 March, at 10 am. The session is scheduled to close on Friday, 10 March 2017. [Read more…] about Invitation to fifth session of IPBES Plenary
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 is a Call for Papers for a Special Issue on Recreational Ecosystem Services of the Ecosystem Services Journal. This Special Issue is focused on the assessment and valuation of the cultural ecosystem service of recreational opportunities, especially at regional and national levels. [Read more…] about Call for Papers: Special Issue, Ecosystem Services Journal
The Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs invites you to the lunch seminar “Can you put a price tag on nature?”on Monday 21 November 2016. Costa Rica and Colombia show how they are applying the UN System of Environmental-Economic Accounting and how this has contributed to more sustainable economies. [Read more…] about Lunch Seminar: Can you put a price tag on nature?
An American study has shown that wood pellet fuel reduces greenhouse gas emissions by more than half over fossil fuels. The Northern Forest Center commissioned a study of the greenhouse gas impacts of heating buidings with state-of-the-art wood pellet boilers. [Read more…] about Wood Pellet and Carbon Emissions Reduction
Nature&Society has contributed to COST Action FP1207 and the action is titled “Orchestrating forest-related policy analysis in Europe”. The Action is aimed at integrating qualitative and quantitative scientific research to improve coherency of forest policy in the EU.