The sourcebook aims to inform which data and methods can be applied to monitor some relevant Essential Biodiversity Variables (EBV) that supports the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity (UNCBD) efforts to halt biodiversity loss. The EBV concept proposed by the GEO BON, Space Agencies, and the Earth Observation research community at large aims to support efforts for biodiversity monitoring.
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The registration to this year’s ALTER-Net summer school on “Biodiversity, ecosystem services: science and its impact on policy and society” has been launched.
The Summer School is open to young graduate and post-graduate scientists from both within and outside the ALTER-Net network partners, as well as young professionals in related fields. The aim of the Summer School is to create an environment for studying the challenges relating to biodiversity and natural resources in an inter- and trans-disciplinary way. Read more
The Environmental Geography Groups of Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam offers a postdoc position “Pathways to sustainable intensification” for someone holding a PhD degree in the field of agricultural sciences, spatial ecology, geography, or environmental sciences. The postdoc is appointed within the FACCE-JPI (NWO) funded project VITAL. Read more
The Young Ecosystem Services Specialists network (YESS) published their latest newsletter of February 2017.
In this newsletter you can find:
- Outcomes of the YESS session at the European Ecosystem Services Conference in Antwerp;
- Interview with Dolf de Groot, associate professor in integrated ecosystem assessment and management at Wageningen University and ESP chair;
- Selection of upcoming events and a list of publications from the YESS network. Read more