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Professor Sir Robert Watson, Vice Chair of IPBES (WEOG), awarded the 2015 Ecological Engagement Award by the British Ecological Society

2015, July 1 - 11:53

Professor Sir Robert Watson, Vice Chair of IPBES (WEOG), has been awarded the 2015 Ecological Engagement Award by the British Ecological Society. Given annually, the award recognises an exceptional contribution to facilitating the use and understanding of ecology. Bob is Director of Strategic Development at the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research at UEA, and a visiting professor at the Monash Sustainability Institute at Monash University. 

Congratulations to IPBES Pollination Experts, Dr Kamaljit Bawa (Fellow of the Royal Society, London, 2015) and Dr Dino Martins (Whitley Gold Award Winner, 2015)

2015, June 1 - 20:00

IPBES warmly congratulates Dr Dino Martins (Coordinating Lead Author, pollination assessment) for winning the Whitley Fund for Nature award, and Dr Kamaljit Bawa (Review Editor, pollination assessment) for being appointed Fellow of the Royal Society.

Congratulations to IPBES Pollination Experts, Dr Kamaljit Bawa (Fellow of the Royal Society, London, 2015) and Dr Dino Martins (Whitley Gold Award Winner, 2015)

2015, June 1 - 20:00

IPBES warmly congratulates Dr Dino Martins (Coordinating Lead Author, pollination assessment) for winning the Whitley Fund for Nature award, and Dr Kamaljit Bawa (Review Editor, pollination assessment) for being appointed Fellow of the Royal Society.

Deliverable 3(a): Thematic assessment of pollinators, pollination and food production: Second Review from 22 May - 17 July 2015

2015, May 22 - 21:10

The IPBES pollination assessment report (Deliverable 3a) is in its second review cycle. As part of an open, transparent, and collaborative process towards the development of this report, we have the pleasure of informing you that there will be a second order draft of the full report and a first order draft of Summary for Policymakers (SPM) available for review by governments and experts from 22 May - 17 July 2015.

IPBES invites governments and expert reviewers with relevant knowledge and/or experience to register to review one or more chapters of the report. After the publication of the report, all names of expert reviewers will be published on the website and acknowledged in the annexes of the report.

Experts can registration here. Within 48 hours registered experts will then receive the draft SPM and/or chapter(s) they have requested.

Deliverable 3(a): Thematic assessment of pollinators, pollination and food production: Second Review from 22 May - 17 July 2015

2015, May 22 - 21:10

The IPBES pollination assessment report (Deliverable 3a) is in its second review cycle. As part of an open, transparent, and collaborative process towards the development of this report, we have the pleasure of informing you that the second-order draft of the full report and a first order draft of Summary for Policymakers (SPM) are currently available for review by governments and experts from 22 May - 17 July 2015.

IPBES invites governments and expert reviewers with relevant knowledge and/or experience to register to review one or more chapters of the report. After the publication of the report, all names of expert reviewers will be published on the website and acknowledged in the annexes of the report.

Experts can registration here. Within 48 hours registered experts will then receive the draft SPM and/or chapter(s) they have requested.

Deliverable 3(c): Policy support tools and methodologies for scenario analysis and modelling of biodiversity and ecosystem services: Second Review from 15 May 2015 - 9 July 2015

2015, May 12 - 17:17

The IPBES report on policy support tools and methodologies for scenario analysis and modelling of biodiversity and ecosystem services (Deliverable 3c) is in its second phase of development. As part of the open, transparent and collaborative process towards the development of this report, we have the pleasure of informing you that there will be a second-order draft and a summary for policy makers available for review by governments and experts from 15 May to 9 July 2015.

IPBES invites governments and prospective expert reviewers with relevant knowledge and/or experience to register to review one or more chapters of the report. After the publication of the report, all names of expert reviewers will be published on the website and acknowledged in the annexes of the report. 

Experts can download a registration form here and send the completed form to the Technical Support Unit of Deliverable3c: tsu-ipbes.scenarios@pbl.nl. Registered experts will then receive login details with which they can download the report. The login details will be shared within two working days after the beginning of the review on 15 May 2015.

Deliverable 3(c): Policy support tools and methodologies for scenario analysis and modelling of biodiversity and ecosystem services: Second Review from 15 May 2015 - 9 July 2015

2015, May 12 - 17:17

The IPBES report on policy support tools and methodologies for scenario analysis and modelling of biodiversity and ecosystem services (Deliverable 3c) is in its second phase of development. As part of the open, transparent and collaborative process towards the development of this report, we have the pleasure of informing you that the second-order draft and the summary for policy makers are currently available for review by governments and experts until 9 July 2015.

IPBES invites governments and prospective expert reviewers with relevant knowledge and/or experience to register to review one or more chapters of the report. After the publication of the report, all names of expert reviewers will be published on the website and acknowledged in the annexes of the report. 

Experts can download a registration form here and send the completed form to the Technical Support Unit of Deliverable3c: tsu-ipbes.scenarios@pbl.nl. Registered experts will then receive login details with which they can download the report. The login details will be shared within two working days after the beginning of the review on 15 May 2015.