BES-Net offers a platform for researchers, policymakers and practitioners interested in biodiversity and ecosystem services to collaborate, connect with like-minded organisations and individuals, receive updates on the latest events and access jobs offered by biodiversity organizations across the world.

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Join the network as a registered user or expert or by signing up your organization as one of our Network Partners. Learn what BES-Net offers and how you can contribute to its work.

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The BES-Net web portal provides a rich database of scientific, indigenous and local knowledge. Sign up as a registered BES-Net user to access our resources and experts.

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BES-Net offers a platform to contribute towards BES-Net’s work and collaborate with our Network Partners, researchers and practitioners. Join here to be part of the expert pool.

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BES-Net actively engages local community-based organisations as well as international  entities. Working in partnership is critical to address the urgent call of biodiversity loss worldwide.

Upcoming Events

Search or browse upcoming events relating to biodiversity and ecosystem services organized by BES-Net and its partners around the world, ranging from training to international conferences.

The manifestations of biodiversity crisis, such as the decline of pollinator populations and land degradation, indicate the approaching of a critical tipping point for humanity. Biodiversity loss is reducing nature’s...

Yaoundé, Cameroon (tentative)
1 September 2022 - 30 September 2022

Job Opportunities

Browse jobs and internships as well as grants and other funding opportunities offered by BES-Net, Network Partners and other organizations in the field of biodiversity and ecosystem services.

Manager, Institutional Relations
Location: New York, DC, Vermont
Deadline: May 31, 2022
At the Rainforest Alliance we combat climate change, protect forests and biodiversity, promote human rights, and improve livelihoods. The enormity of the social and environmental challenges we are facing requires…
Senior Communications Associate
Location: Amsterdam, London, Washington, D.C
Deadline: May 22, 2022
To protect nature and improve lives it’s becoming increasingly urgent that we approach the way we use our land and produce food and other products in more sustainable ways. For…