Announcement of Funding Opportunity: Ecosystems Services for Poverty Alleviation

Proposals are invited: to develop the new and innovative concepts, methodologies and/or models needed to deliver ESPA’s objectives; and to support consortia formation and proposal writing to develop a proposal for future ESPA funding calls. Find out more The closing date is 3 March  2010

Water-Ecosystem Services, Drought, and Environmental Justice. First Millenium Conference

The ESA Governing Board is pleased to announce that the first Millennium Conference, Water-Ecosystem Services, Drought, and Environmental Justice, will be held November 9-12, 2009, in Athens, Georgia. The conference is being co-chaired by Ted Gragson of the University of Georgia and Steward Pickett of the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies. This Conference will bring […]

The Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) partners with Global Environment Facility, (GEF) on the sustainable use and conservation of biodiversity

The Global Environment Facility, (GEF) the largest multilateral donor protecting global biodiversity and a pioneer in supporting innovative tools and mechanisms to ensure sustainable conservation, will join forces with the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) to spur binding action by decision-makers to conserve and sustainably use biodiversity, stop species loss, and maintain vital ecosystem goods […]

UNEP Ecosystem Management Programme – A new approach to sustainability

The UNEP Ecosystem Management Programme aims to transform sector-based environmental management into an ecosystem-based approach that integrates forests, land, freshwater, and coastal ecosystems where they impact upon the overall delivery of ecosystem services. The new programme is guided by five major interlinked elements: human well-being, indirect and direct drivers of change, ecosystem functioning and ecosystem […]

Economic Instruments to Enhance the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Biodiversity

Conference Announcement and Call for Papers 11th ANNUAL BIOECON CONFERENCE on “Economic Instruments to Enhance the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Biodiversity” Centro Culturale Don Orione Artigianelli – Venice, Italy September 21st-22nd, 2009 The Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM) announces the Eleventh International BIOECON Conference on “Economic Instruments to Enhance the Conservation and Sustainable Use […]