Rights for Ecosystem Services
The Marie Curie project explores the idea of Rights for Ecosystem Services (RES), as rights to be recognized to sustainable traditional and non-traditional sustainable local communities that contribute to the conservation of ecosystems, with the aim of protecting, and fostering their environmentally-beneficial actions.
I come from Sicily, Italy, and I have mostly worked on the challenges of the idea of biocultural rights of indigenous peoples and local communities.
Fieldwork will be conducted in the Egadi Archipelago (Sicily) and in Scottish islands, in order to provide an empirically grounded, context-specific testing of the proposed RES framework.
I am among those who think that science has great beauty.
Our Partners & Sponsors
This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement No 841546.