Thinking Like an Ecosystem: Ecosystem Services Thinking to Support Sustainable Development

Organized by the WWF Arctic Programme 26. August 2016

Saturday, October 8, 15:30-17:00

Location: Ríma A, Harpa First Level


  • Martin Sommerkorn, Head of Conservation, WWF Arctic Program: Valuing Arctic Nature Through the Ecosystem Services Lens: Conservation Opportunity or Commodification Trap?
  • Spencer Wood, Senior Research Scientist, University of Washington; Senior Scientist, Natural Capital Project: How Information on Biodiversity and Natural Assets Can Inform Sustainable Development Decisions in the Arctic.
  • Gunn-Britt Retter, Head of the Arctic and Environment Unit, Saami Council: Is the Value of Saami Culture the Same for You as for Me? Reflections on Why Valuing Nature is Challenging


  • Liisa Rohweder, CEO of WWF Finland