THE DEEP-SEA WEBINAR SERIES
Hosted by LP
Our next webinar in the deep-sea series will be on October 20, 2015 at 10am U.S. Eastern time, 3pm London time and 4pm Paris time. This "Deep Sea Fisheries" webinar and will feature Glen Wright, Research Fellow in International Marine Policy at the Institute for Sustainable Development and International Relations (IDDRI) and Claire Nouvian, Director & Founder of BLOOM Association.
To join the event on October 20th, you will need a password. Simply enter lowercase mesp.
If the time is inconvenient for you, please note that all webinars are recorded and posted here.
You Say Conservation is Good for People: Well, Prove It
This podcast is from Pendleton's keynote speech to the joint French/UK marine ecosystem services meeting in March 2015. He argues that we are spending too much time modelling the hypothetical benefits of marine conservation and not enough time and effort collecting real data that will CONVINCE people that they DO benefit from better marine management.
Adapted from the VALMER/PANACHE Keynote, March 17, 2015 Torquay. Transcript available here. Produced by Anne Kaup
LEARNING TO SPEAK ECOSYSTEM SERVICES
By Christian Neumann, Linwood Pendleton, Marianne Kettunen, Tundi Agardy
The value of ecosystems and the associated services they provide is receiving growing attention both in the public and decision-making arena. The language of Ecosystem Services essentially translates the complexity of ecological processes and functions into descriptors that define the socio-economic-ecological link. To overcome the challenge of scientific and non-scientific communities having to find a common language, it is worth keeping a few key aspects in mind. READ MORE...
BELOW THE SURFACE: Marine Ecosystem Services: How Is That Valuation Thing Treating You?
By Linwood Pendleton
Well it finally happened ... marine ecosystem services have become trendy and that has some peoples' knickers in a twist. READ MORE