Monthly Archives: August 2012

Members and Chairs required for the Society of Biology Degree Accreditation Assessment Panel

The Society of Biology is looking to recruit Members and Chairs from both industry and academia for their Degree Accreditation Assessment Panel. Following a pilot which concluded in March 2012, involving the successful accreditation of four degree programmes, the Society of Biology is now looking to

August 30th, 2012|NCI, Science|

TEEB for Business Publication. Cotton irrigation water: an example of natural capital at risk.

The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity group has published a new interactive report which investigates the risks to natural capital across across business sectors. The most recent publication focuses on cotton irrigation water as an example of dealing with natural capital risk through the internalisation of environmental

August 28th, 2012|Business, External reports|

Event: 2012 GBIF Science Symposium

The 2012 Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) Science Symposium, held in association with the 19th meeting of the GBIF Governing Board, will take place at Lillehammer University College in Norway on the 19th September and is open to the public. The theme of this year's

August 22nd, 2012|Other event, Science|

The Valuing Nature Network project – Valuing Peatlands Briefing Note

The Valuing Nature Network project - Valuing Peatlands - has published a briefing note on 'Catchment management using payments for ecosystem services to restore and maintain upland peat'. The briefing note indicates that the majority of payment for ecosystem services schemes (PES) in the UK have focussed on

August 7th, 2012|NCI|