IPBES seeks nominations for experts for global, regional and sub-regional assessments of biodiversity and ecosystem services and land degradation and restoration. Nominations may be submitted by governments and organizations who are members of the Platform. Nominations are due on 31 March.
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Here is an opportunity for SCB members to contribute to IPBES. The platform issued a call for expert reviewers for pollination and policy support tools. Reviews are open until 2 March 2015.
SCB was well represented at the IPBES-3 Plenary session in Bonn, Germany. IPBES committee member Carolyn Lundquist recaps the impact of SCB and the meeting outcomes, from the stakeholders days to the plenary sessions.
The Society for Conservation Biology is a significant force helping to coordinate and strengthen the work of scientific organisations and other stakeholders at a critical international negotiation.
In a Q&A with SCB, University of Maryland Associate Professor of Biology Karen Lips discusses the wildlife disease Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis, its deadly impact on salamanders in Europe and steps that can be taken to help prevent its transmission to salamanders in the United States.