National Biodiversity Conference, 20th and 21st February

Date Released: 20 February 2019

Two SEMRU members presented at the National Biodiversity Conference in Dublin Castle recently. Dr Daniel Norton gave two presentations on two SEMRU projects related to ecosystem services. The first presentation gave an overview of Valuing Ireland’s Blue Ecosystem Services (VIBES) report which was funded by the EPA. He also presented on the DAFM funded project Valuing Agricultural Catchment Ecosystem Services (VACES).

The other SEMRU presenter was PhD student Luke McGrath. He presented work on using genuine savings, a natural capital accounting approach, to measure changes in the levels of sustainable development in Ireland over time.

More details on the conference can be found here including the conference report https://www.biodiversityconfe