resources, marine ecology
RegioResources 21-2013: A Cross-disciplinary Dialogue on Future Perspectives for a Sustainable Development of Regional Resources
Excerpt:RegioResources 21 started in 2011 to establish a permanent cross-disciplinary dialogue on sustainability features in planning, decision and policy making on multiple scale levels. The 2013 conference focuses on ecosystem services...
Excerpt:John Gowdy and Paulo A.L.D. Nunes are calling for papers for their special issue on "Marine Economics and Policy Related to Ecosystem Services: Lessons from the Mediterranean, Black and Caribbean Regional", which is expected to be published in the Journal "Ecosystem Services" by the end of 2014.
Excerpt:The 4th Workshop on Game Theory in Energy, Resources and Environment will be held from 29-30 November, 2012 at HEC Montréal, Canada. The deadline for the submission of abstracts is 10 October, 2012.
New Report: Joint Research Council Sees Rare-Earths as Bottleneck for Low-Carbon Energy Technologies
Excerpt:A new report by the European Commissions's Joint Research Council finds that rare-earths are a likely bottleneck for the development of low-carbon energy technologies. This is due to the increasing demand for these materials as well as their geographical concentration in politically unstable regions.
Excerpt:The European Parliament recently adopted a resolution on the EU's raw material strategy, calling for better coordination and specific decision-making mechanisms for this policy field. ...
Excerpt:The objective of this conference is to gather operators, designers, constructors, marine scientists, regulatory authorities, and researchers, to discuss and disseminate technological advances that will realise environmental impact reduction from marine activities. ...
Excerpt:The conference takes a broad interest in the area of resources, development and conservation, including but not limited to: plant genetic resources and food security issues, deforestation and development, fisheries and institutional adaptation, development and conservation, wildlife conservation, international trade, and regulation.
European Sustainable Development Network (ESDN) Conference 2011: European Resource Policies in the Context of Sustainable Development
Excerpt:The conference has two main objectives: to broaden the discussion on resource policies in Europe, advocating a more comprehensive approach from a sustainable development perspective, and to develop recommendations for the EU and Member States on integrated resource policies in the context of sustainable development.
Four Job Openings at the Institute for Forest, Environmental and Natural Resource Policy, BOKU, Vienna
Excerpt:The Institute for Forests and Resource Policy at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, is currently seeking applications for 4 positions (3 post-docs and on doctoral research fellow) in projects on climate change. ...