Special Session 12: Millennium Ecosystem Assessment Part I: A synthesis of core findings
Organized by: EM Bennett and H Mooney
Thursday, August 11, 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM, Exhibit Hall 210a-e, Level 2, Palais des congrès de Montréal
8:00 AM: , INTRODUCTION: E. BENNETT.
8:05 AM: Mooney, Harold, , Introduction to Core Findings of the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment.
8:30 AM: Scholes, Robert*,1, Hassan, Rashid2, Ash, Neville3, 1 Division of Water, Environment and Forest Technology, Pretoria, South Africa2 Centre for Environmental Economics and Policy in Africa, Pretoria, South Africa3 Millennium Ecosystem Assessment, Cambridge, United Kingdom, Condition and trend in ecosystem services.
8:55 AM: Naeem, Shahid*,1, Duraiappah, Anantha2, 1 Ecology, Evolution, and Environmental Biology, New York, NY, USA2 International Institute for Sustainable Development, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, The role of biodiversity in ecosystem services.
9:20 AM: Samper, Cristian*,, Capistrano, Doris, , Ecosystem assessments across scales: Findings of the subglobal assessments.
9:45 AM: , BREAK.
10:05 AM: Biggs, Reinette*,1, Desanker, Paul2, Fabricius, Christo3, Lynam, Timothy4, Scholes, Robert1, van Jaarsveld, Albert5, 1 Division of Water, Environment and Forestry Technology, Pretoria, South Africa2 Department of Geography, University Park, Pennsylvania, USA3 Department of Environmental Science, Grahamstown, South Africa4 Institute of Environmental Studies, Harare, Zimbabwe5 Faculty of Science, Stellenbosch, South Africa, Case study: Multi-scale assessment of ecosystem services in southern Africa.
10:30 AM: Bennett, Elena *,1, Carpenter, Stephen 1, Zurek, Monika2, Pingali, Prabhu2, 1 Center for Limnology, Madison, WI, USA2 Agricultural Sector in Economic Development, Rome, Italy, Comparing alternate futures of ecosystem services and human well-being : The Millennium Assessment scenarios.
10:55 AM: Wall, Diana1, 1 Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory, Ft. Collins, CO, United States, Ecosystem services and the Millennium Development Goals.
11:20 AM: , DISCUSSION.
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