In this month’s update, you will find news from some of our many Working Groups and National Networks; the ESP Asia Regional office; the upcoming ESP9 Conference; a website update from the secretariat; and more publications, events and announcements from the field of ecosystem services. Happy reading! [Read more…] about ESP July Update is out
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!
In collaboration with the Gyeonggi-provincial government and the Korean National Institute of Forest Science, ESP Asia Regional Office started local community trainings to increase awareness on benefits of ecosystem services in civilian control zones of DMZ areas in Korea and to identify perceived values of natural capitals among local residents; [Read more…] about ESP Regional Office Asia: community trainings and research on cultural ES
The EU funded Capacity Building on Marine Strategy Framework Directive in Turkey Project (MARinTURK) supports the possible transposition and implementation of the MSFD in the near future. As part of the initial assessment, the economic and social analysis of the different marine water uses as well as the assessment of cost of degradation has been completed for both the Mediterranean and Black Seas of Turkey. [Read more…] about Marine ES taken into account in MSFD application in Turkey
Since May 2017, YESS has a new executive team, André Mascarenhas and Klara Winkler, with the mission to strengthen the connection between the YESS members (currently over 180). Building on a recent members’ survey, activities and network opportunities are in the planning – for example a bi-monthly interactive journal club will take part from August onwards. [Read more…] about Young Ecosystem Services Specialists news
The Bridge Collaborative invites you to an upcoming event: Evidence-based Solutions for Health, Development & Environment. The event will take place in London, 25-26 October 2017.