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ESEE is the European branch of the International Society of Ecological Economics (ISEE).

ESEE is a non-profit, member-governed, organisation dedicated to advancing understanding of the relationships among ecological, social and economic systems for the mutual well-being of nature and people.

ESEE publishes a newsletter and books (in association with various publishers); holds regional and international meetings; develops educational materials; and facilitates a voice for ecological economists in public forums.

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Recent Posts


TEEB Conference 2012, Mainstreaming the Economics of Nature: Challenges for Science and Implementation

The TEEB Conference 2012, Mainstreaming the Economics of Nature: Challenges for Science and Implementation is taking place in Leipzig, Germany, March 19-22, 2012.

The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB) is a major international initiative to draw attention to the global economic benefits of

biodiversity, to highlight the growing costs of biodiversity loss and ecosystem degradation, and to draw together action-oriented expertise from the fields of science, economics and policy. » Read the full article

12th Biennial Conference of the International Society for Ecological Economics (ISEE)

ISEE is holding its next biennial conference – ISEE 2012: ECOLOGICAL ECONOMICS AND RIO +20 – CONTRIBUTIONS AND CHALLENGES FOR A GREEN ECONOMY – June 16-19, 2012 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to dovetail with Rio +20 UNCSD Earth Summit. » Read the full article

TEEB evaluation

Your chance to contribute to evaluation of the Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity project (TEEB)
Everyone who has been involved or who has an interest in TEEB is encouraged to make sure their experiences and opinions are taken into

account in a formal UNEP evaluation of the project, which is being undertaken now by independent consultant Dave Pritchard. The evaluation will distil the most important lessons arising, and will influence future directions. Please give your views on what’s worked best, what hasn’t, and where it should all go next, by contacting Dave at dep@dendros.org.uk