OPERAs is developing ecosystem science for policy and practice to enhance sustainable use of ecosystems.
The OPERAS Work Programme facilitates the exchange of information between Practice, Knowledge and Instruments, and is focused on outreach to a wide Community of Excellence .
- Practice works alongside stakeholders to assess and value ecosystem services.
- Knowledge integrates ecosystem services concepts into instruments designed for mainstreaming.
- Instruments develops and refines ecosystem services tools for practical application in decision making.
- Outreach and Dissemination focuses on engaging a wide Community of Excellence.
- The Resource Hub hosts ecosystem services resources and tools in an accessible, web-based portal.