ABOUT BES-NET

As a capacity sharing “network of networks”, the Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services Network (BES-Net) complements the capacity building work of the Intergovernmental Platform for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) and promotes more effective management of biodiversity and ecosystems by enhancing dialogue, interaction and coordination between science, policy, and practice.

BES-Net is managed by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), under the Global Policy Center on Resilient Ecosystems and Desertification (GC-RED) based in Nairobi, and supports the UN Environment World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC) in coordinating the National Ecosystem Assessments. Read more...

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GEF-UNDP-IMO GloFouling Partnerships is working with developing countries to minimize the impacts from invasive aquatic species transferred through aquatic biofouling

The introduction and establishment of invasive aquatic species is considered to be one of the greatest threats to the world’s freshwater, coastal an..

New UN Development Programme report highlights the challenges and opportunities of building climate resilience as the Arab region works toward peaceful low-carbon climate-resilient development

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New Library Items

A quantitative review of pollination syndromes: do floral traitspredict effective pollinators?

The idea of pollination syndromes has been largely discussed but no formal quantitativeevaluation has yet been conducted across angiosperms. We presen..

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Upcoming Events

A quantitative review of pollination syndromes: do floral traitspredict effective pollinators?

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The challenge How can we lift millions out of poverty, create 600+ million jobs, reduce inequalities, protect the environment and grow the economy?

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Vacancies & other opportunities

Tropical Bird Monitoring Intern

Cloudbridge Nature Reserve, a member of the Society for Conservation Biology (SCB), is recruiting research interns to conduct bird point count and wal..

Check out current career and other opportunities in the biodiversity and ecosystem services field.

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ABOUT BES-NET

As a capacity sharing “network of networks”, the Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services Network (BES-Net) complements the capacity building work of the Intergovernmental Platform for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) and promotes more effective management of biodiversity and ecosystems by enhancing dialogue, interaction and coordination between science, policy, and practice.

BES-Net is managed by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), under the Global Policy Center on Resilient Ecosystems and Desertification (GC-RED) based in Nairobi, and supports the UN Environment World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC) in coordinating the National Ecosystem Assessments. Read more...

Latest Highlights

GEF-UNDP-IMO GloFouling Partnerships is working with developing countries to minimize the impacts from invasive aquatic species transferred through aquatic biofouling

The introduction and establishment of invasive aquatic species is considered to be one of the greatest threats to the world’s freshwater, coastal an..

New UN Development Programme report highlights the challenges and opportunities of building climate resilience as the Arab region works toward peaceful low-carbon climate-resilient development

View All

New Library Items

A quantitative review of pollination syndromes: do floral traitspredict effective pollinators?

The idea of pollination syndromes has been largely discussed but no formal quantitativeevaluation has yet been conducted across angiosperms. We presen..

Access the latest resources on biodiversity and ecosystem services available in our Knowledge Library.

View All

Upcoming Events

A quantitative review of pollination syndromes: do floral traitspredict effective pollinators?

..

The challenge How can we lift millions out of poverty, create 600+ million jobs, reduce inequalities, protect the environment and grow the economy?

View All

Vacancies & other opportunities

Tropical Bird Monitoring Intern

Cloudbridge Nature Reserve, a member of the Society for Conservation Biology (SCB), is recruiting research interns to conduct bird point count and wal..

Check out current career and other opportunities in the biodiversity and ecosystem services field.

View All