We invest public funds into environmental restoration and renewable energy with similar goals in mind: developing a sustainable economy and conserving common property resources. So why is it that when rating their quality, renewable energy projects are run through a professional combine while restoration projects receive a trophy just for playing?
The term ecosystem services is often used to describe, both in general and very specifically, benefits provided by nature and valued by people. However, many of the widely used definitions are not sufficiently specific for consistent and precise identification of such services (Nahlik et al., 2012).
Carpe Diem West Academy presents a free webinar on vulnerability assessment.
Presenters: Keely Brooks - Climate Change Policy Analyst, Southern Nevada Water Authority Nicole Woodman - Sustainability Manager, City of Flagstaff Kiyomi Morino - Senior Researcher, University of Arizona Moderated by Dr. Holly Hartmann - Director of the Arid Lands Information Center, University of Arizona/CLIMAS
Biodiversity & Ecosystem Service Sustainability (BESS) is a six-year (2011-2017) UK Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) programme, designed to answer fundamental questions about the functional role of biodiversity in key ecosystem processes and the delivery of ecosystem processes at the landscape scale.
The Ecosystem Services Partnership invites you to the 6th annual ESP conference, which will be held from 27-31 August 2013, on Bali, Indonesia. Don't miss your chance to interact and exchange ideas with other ESP members, practitioners, educators, policy-makers, researchers, and many others in this International and exotic setting. Be part of working-groups producing outcomes ranging from journal articles, white papers, book chapters, grant proposals, database structures, websites, and much more.