11th ALTER–Net Summer School 7 - 17 September 2016, Peyresq, France Biodiversity, ecosystem services and sustainable management of socio-ecosystems 7th to 17th September 2016 Peyresq, Alpes de Haute-Provence, France ALTER-Net invites applications to its 11th annual Summer School. This is a unique opportunity for an intensive course on the science, policy and practice of biodiversity, ecosystem services and natural capital in the beautiful surroundings of Peyresq, in South-Eastern France. The ALTER-Net Summer Schools provide an innovative atmosphere for thinking about and managing sustainability challenges, emphasising interdisciplinary approaches. The 2016 Summer School will focus on: • Biodiversity, natural capital & ecosystem services; • Scenario building & adaptation to environmental change; • Monetary and non-monetary valuation of biodiversity & ecosystem services; • Conservation, restoration, participation & managing conflict; • Resilience of social & natural systems; • The science-society-policy interface, including IPCC and IPBES.
For further information and to apply To apply please see the ALTER-Net website www.alter-net.info/summer-school with a . For further information please contact: Marie Vandewalle, [email protected]
, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ, Leipzig, Germany or Allan Watt, [email protected]
, Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, Edinburgh, UK