22 Jan '12, 8pm

The launch of an Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on #Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services is around the corner

“It was clear from the mood of the Nairobi meeting that governments want IPBES to happen, and that the issues are now more to do with means of implementation. There is also clear recognition of the important contribution that can be made by a wide range of stakeholders, including those already working on initiatives that IPBES would be expected to build on,“ continues J. Harrison. “Again the issue is working out exactly how such relationships would work. Now is the time for those of us expecting to contribute to a future IPBES to be discussing such issues, in preparation for the meeting next April 2012.“ Read the full article IPBES - the Birth Pangs of a New Assessment Process published on the latest issue of the Bulletin of the British Ecological Society

Full article: http://www.iucn.org/about/work/programmes/ecosystem_manag...

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