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Land- scape

Neil Mabbs ran a 2-day data-visualisation project at Banbury & Bicester college in collaboration with the RSPB. Students were asked to produce a range of thought-provoking solutions adopting the ‘system’ of a calendar to visualise the data provided read more …


PhD opportunity available: urban ecosystem services in Africa

You can find all the details and how to apply here: http://www.nercdtp.leeds.ac.uk/projects/index.php?id=210

Urban ecosystem services in sub-Saharan Africa: a multi-scale, cross city comparison

Dr Martin Dallimer (SEE) 321 more words

Human-wildlife Interactions

SNOWvember (Ah, Lake Effect 2014)

The southern portion of the City of Buffalo, NY and the towns that fall ~20 miles to its south and 10 miles southeast have been enduring a Lake Effect Snow event that started on Tuesday, November 18th and, except for a brief lull on Wednesday afternoon, continues today at the time of this writing. 762 more words

Nature Education

Nature, Part 2

Last time out, we introduced (or re-introduced, as the case may be) the concept of ecosystem services.  Today, we are going to go a little further down that road and get more specific. 546 more words


Wild, Wonderful and Free

Don Blankenship, longtime Chief Executive Officer of coal giant Massey Energy, was indicted November 13 on charges that he consistently violated federal mine safety rules at the company’s Upper Big Branch Mine until an… 737 more words

Wetlands in drylands: how good is the service?

Monday 17th November 2014

Around 1800, the world’s population reached one billion for the first time.  Just over 200 years later, this figure exceeds seven billion … and is still rising.  1,872 more words

Ecological Goods & Services: Backgrounder on Payment for Ecosystem Services

Description: In support of the implementation of the Township of Langley’s Agricultural Viability Strategy, this report and summary presentation investigate Payment for Ecosystem Services (PES) programs that compensate agricultural producers for providing Ecological Goods and Services that benefit the community at large.   70 more words