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A significant new publication on integration of activities in the European coastal zone is now available. Guidance on a Better Integration of Aquaculture, Fisheries, and other Activities in the Coastal Zone: from tools to practical examples provides a comprehensive assessment of the conflicts and synergies between fisheries, aquaculture and other activities in the coastal zones of six case study areas: Hardangarfjord (Norway); Atlantic coast areas (Ireland and France); the Adriatic Sea coast (Italy); the Algarve coast (Portugal); the Coastal North Sea (Germany, Denmark and the Netherlands); and the Baltic Sea (Finland).
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A new online Atlas of freshwater biodiversity presenting spatial information and species distribution patterns was launched on 29th January at the land-mark Water Lives symposium bringing together European Union policy makers and freshwater scientists.
Freshwaters are incredibly diverse habitats: they cover less than 1% of the Earth’s surface yet are home to 35% of all vertebrate species! Sadly, however freshwater life is declining at an alarming rate faster than any other component of global biodiversity.
- 4 weeks 4 days ago
Integrated Projects are a new type of project that aim to improve the implementation of environment and climate policy by focusing on the implementation of environmental or climate plans and strategies on a larger territorial scale (e.g. regional, multi-regional, national). Integrated Projects are an important aspect of the new LIFE regulation. They will mean that LIFE can be used not only as a tool for providing environmental solutions, but also as a catalyst to leverage funds from other sources. The Commission funding will be split 30/70 between IPs and traditional projects.
- 6 weeks 4 days ago
The 2014 edition of Green Week, the biggest annual conference on European environment policy, will take place from 3 to 5 June at The Egg Conference Centre, Rue Bara, in Brussels. The theme will be Circular Economy, Resource Efficiency & Waste.
The European Marine Board develops common positions on research priorities and strategies for European marine science, facilitating enhanced cooperation between stakeholders involved in supporting, delivering and using marine research and technology.
- Discuss current trends and patterns of change in Arctic Ocean ecosystems, including human activity;
Le Forum des gestionnaires, annuel, a pour objectif de permettre aux gestionnaires d'espaces naturels d'échanger leurs expériences, connaissances et savoir faire autour d’un thème, de dégager les enjeux et d'ouvrir un débat prospectif. Il est ouvert à toute personne, physique et morale, concernée par la gestion patrimoniale des espaces naturels et la préservation de la biodiversité : gestionnaires, associations, pouvoirs publics, propriétaires et usagers.
- Event:01/04/2014 - 03/04/2014
Precision agriculture based on Conservation Agriculture offers new opportunities to producers and society to make future agricultural intensification more sustainable, profitable and affordable while at the same time adapting to and mitigating climate change. Conservation Agriculture is an approach to greening agricultural land use, producing more from less, and to manage ecosystem services such as the carbon, nitrogen and water cycles sustainably and profitably.
- Event:08/04/2014 - 12/04/2014
Most of the great issues confronting modern conservation have a spatial element. This five day course is designed to provide participants with an understanding of Geographic Information Systems (GIS). GIS is a computing tool that provides high quality data to underpin conservation action, allowing information about species, habitats and landscapes to be described, analysed, and graphically represented.
- Event:12/05/2014 - 13/05/2014
2014 marks the centenary of Muir’s death and the year of Homecoming. In honour of this truly influential Scots born figure and as part of our Homecoming celebrations, Scotland’s National Parks and conservation bodies have come together to create a one-off conference that will explore our approaches to managing protected areas and national parks in the UK.
- IRF - 3rd European Rangers Training SeminarEvent:13/05/2014 - 17/05/2014
The International Rangers Federation - "IRF" and Croatian Rangers Association - "Croatian Rangers" organize in 2014 the third European Rangers training seminar, which will be hosted by the Brijuni National Park.
CONNECTING RANGERS ACROSS EUROPE - NEW BEGINNINGS