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BC3 Seminar: “Plural values of nature – the means determine the end”

July 10, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

BC3 Seminars
Plural values of nature – the means determine the end

Researcher Sander Jacobs

Research group Nature and Society, Institute for Nature and Forest Research INBO


Research on nature-society interactions if a very broad field involving many specialisms and disciplinary schools. From a values perspective, conflicts occur when values of different groups are traded off: economic development versus indigenous culture, profit farming versus landscape heritage,… This presentation will demonstrate how scientists and assessments are biased by default, and maybe suggest some ways forward.

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About the Lecturer

Scientific researcher for the Institute for Nature and Forest (INBO), research group Nature & Society. Science officer for the Belgian Biodiversity Platform. Focusing on application and impact of ecosystem services and natural capital valuation in policy and practice. Lead author for the IPBES Europe & Central Asia assessment. Coordinator of Belgian Community of Practice on Ecosystem Services.


Sede Building (Room Aketxe), Scientific Park of the University of the Basque Country, July 10 (2018), 12:00-13:00

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July 10, 2018
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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BC3-Basque Centre for Climate Change
Sede Building 1, 1st floor, Scientific Park of the University of the Basque Country
+34 944 014 690
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