Leuphana University of Lüneburg, Faculty of Sustainability, Institute of Ethics and Transdisciplinary Sustainability Research.


Berta Martín-López is assistant professor at the Leuphana University of Lüneburg, Faculty of Sustainability in Germany. Her research interests focus on analyzing the dynamics of social-ecological systems at different spatial scales (from local to global). On the one hand, she aims to assess ecosystem services from and interdisciplinary approach that includes the ecological, socio-cultural and economic dimensions. In addition, she is particularly focused on the institutional analysis of biodiversity and ecosystem services, in which her research aims to elucidate the role of informal institutions, local ecological knowledge and gender in the governance system.

Her papers have been published in Conservation Biology, Biological Conservation, Ecological Applications, BioScience, PLoS ONE, Environmental Science & Policy, Ecological Economics, Ecology & Society and other journals. She has been involved as lead author in the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment of Spain (www.ecomilenio.esexternal link) and as main author in the The Economics of Ecosystems & Biodiversity (www.teebweb.orgexternal link).

She is a member of the scientific committee of PECS and EcoServices, and she is member of the VESPLAN network (Vulnerability, Ecosystem Services and Rural Territorial Management in Latin America) and of the working groups ‘Biodiversity and Ecosystems Functioning’ and ‘Mediterranean Climate Ecosystems’ within the Ecosystem Service Partnership (ESP) network.


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2019-01-23 Albert Norström

PECS - Programme on Ecosystem Change and Society

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The Programme on Ecosystem Change and Society (PECS), is a core project of Future Earth. It aims to integrate research on the stewardship of social–ecological system and the relationships among natural capital, human wellbeing, livelihoods, inequality and poverty.