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EKLIPSE Call: Organisation of Capacity Building Events

25 August 2017
Open call for the organisation of capacity building events linked to the Science-Policy-Society interface, regarding biodiversity, ecosystem services and related challenges

Deadline of 1st round: 23rd October, 2017

Do you have an idea for a seminar, short course or other kind of training...

EKLIPSE debate: What is the value of nature?

21 August 2017
What is the value of nature?

This is the question being asked by EKLIPSE who are opening up the debate to scientists, civil society and citizens. You can share your views, questions and experiences on their KNOCK Forum (Knowledge, Network & Open Community). The feedback will be fed into...

New Nature-Based Solutions Implementation Framework

17 August 2017
A framework for assessing and implementing the co-benefits of nature-based solutions in urban areas

Building on the work of EKLIPSE , Raymond et al. (2107) have published a paper on nature-basd solutions in urban areas. You can find the paper here:

Natural Capital Protocol Toolkit launched

Natural Capital Protocol Toolkit
13 July 2017

Today sees the launch of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) & Natural Capital Coalition's 'Natural Capital Protocol Toolkit'.

The toolkit aims to help business understand its relationship to nature. It provides a standardised framework for measuring...

Apply now for 2018 Natura 2000 Award

View from the Balcoes viewpoint, Madeira, Portugal
17 May 2017

The European Natura 2000 Award, which honours leading nature conservation achievements, has opened for a fourth year of applications. Any entity involved in activities related to Natura 2000 can apply to one of the five Award categories. In addition, the high-profile “EU Citizens’ Award” goes to...

EKLIPSE Calls for Knowledge

3 April 2017

EKLIPSE is running a set of four "calls for knowledge" inviting people to openly share relevant papers, reports and other material, and discuss them in the preparation of further activities: three potential knowledge synthesis activities (CAP greening measures, biodiversity and mental health,...

Share your thoughts on Climate-ADAPT

Climate-ADAPT survey
21 March 2017

European Climate Adaptation Platform (Climate-ADAPT) has launched a user and information provider survey.

The purpose of the survey is to evaluate if Climate-ADAPT is achieving its aim to support decision-makers in Europe by providing the following three services:

Facilitating the...

Call for papers: Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP) Annual Conference

Sustainable Infrastructure
27 February 2017
Fifth Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP) Annual Conference Location: World Bank, Washington DC, USA Date: 27-29 November 2017

The Fifth Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP) Annual Conference will be hosted by the World Bank on the topic of sustainable infrastructure, to stimulate research...

ONS & Defra release 'Principles of Natural Capital Accounting'

North York Moors National Park
24 February 2017

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) and Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA) have released 'Principles of Natural Capital Accounting (version 2.0)' - a background paper for those wanting to understand the concepts and methodology underlying the UK Natural Capital...