News and blogs

News
21 November, 2016
The ESPA Directorate are pleased to announce a new Director vacancy to take the lead on delivering the impact, synthesis and legacy work within this large maturing Programme to March 2018.   Download the job description...
Blogs
17 November, 2016
A big thank you to our Fellows who made a fantastic effort and contribution to our Annual Science Conference. Watch this space for more details about their work and their presentation to delegates.  
Blogs
14 November, 2016
A guest blog about impact from Naomi Marks who worked on our DDDAC project. With the end of a large research project there can be a certain sense of bathos. All that ambition at the beginning culminating in … what? Published...
Blogs
10 November, 2016
When 500,000 Bangladeshis fled to huge concrete shelters to escape Cyclone Roanu in May this year, it was hardly reported by the global media. And although these shelters and warning systems have cut the death rate from super...
Blogs
10 November, 2016
Last week the Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction, which was opened by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, took place in New Dehli. Our regional advisor for Asia Jyotiraj Patra was there, and here in this blog...
Blogs
4 November, 2016
Reconciling biodiversity conservation goals with local needs and priorities is a major challenge, particularly in the tropics where levels of poverty are high, and livelihoods are strongly connected to land and natural resources...
Blogs
3 November, 2016
ESPA has joined forces with ACCCRN and Mercy Corps to create a new Urban, Peri-Urban and Ecosystems Working Group to look at how nature can help improve urban resilience and help mitigate the impact of natural or manmade disasters...
News
17 October, 2016
DFID, NERC and ESRC, as funders of the Ecosystem Services for Poverty Alleviation (ESPA) programme would like to express their thanks to Professor Paul van Gardingen for his dedication to and scientific leadership of  ESPA  since...
Blogs
7 October, 2016
Deltas provide diverse ecosystem services and benefits for their populations. At the same time, deltas are also recognised as one of the most vulnerable coastal environments, with a range of drivers operating at multiple scales...
News
5 October, 2016
After 25 years at the University, Professor van Gardingen has decided to further his career elsewhere, the University appreciates the contribution he has made over the years and wish him well.  Paul was employed by the University...

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