The European Ecosystem Services 2016 conference will be held in Antwerp from the 19th to the 23rd of September. The theme Helping nature to help us focuses on the important role that healthy ecosystems play in supporting human well-being and the protection of nature.
The conference will be the biggest European event in 2016 that links science, policy and practice on ecosystem services and natural capital. It will have a strong focus on practice and implementation.
The conference program has a mix of interesting keynote speakers, plenary sessions and sessions related to the theme
Giacomo Cozzolino and Alessandro Piazzi will present a paper on the ecosystem services and economic evaluation of environmental impacts in Africa. Then, Giacomo was invited to host the session “ES for Sustainable Development Goals”.