Future Earth is inviting participants in its networks to contribute to the programme’s response to a new draft scoping report from the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES). The report, released earlier this month, covers a thematic assessment of the sustainable use of wild species. Future Earth will be sending a coordinated response to this report and will acknowledge, by name and institution, all contributors.
To meet the deadline for comments on the IPBES report, 2 October, Future Earth is requesting responses by 29 September.
For more information on this process and to see the draft document, please contact Christina Cook at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The goal of this report from IPBES is to “assess the status, trends, drivers and responses regarding biodiversity, ecosystem functions, ecosystem goods and services and their interlinkages.” From the report:
The assessments will analyse the state of knowledge on past, present and future interactions between people and nature, including by highlighting thresholds, feedbacks, synergies, and trade-offs. The timeframe of analyses will cover current status, trends (going back in time several decades) and future projections with a focus on periods ranging from 2020 to 2050…