- 13 semaines 1 jour ago
Eurosite is offering a six-month, full-time (or near full-time) internship at Eurosite's Secretariat in Tilburg, the Netherlands. The internship is unpaid, but Eurosite will provide a reasonable monthly allowance to assist with basic living costs and / or travel expenses.
- 2h 48 min ago
The LIFE Monitoring Team has published a thematic report on marine-related LIFE projects. Subtitled ‘The future of Europe’s seas’, the 116-page study analyses the LIFE programme’s contribution to protecting and improving the marine environment.
- 2 jours 19h ago
Today the EU adopted legislation that will tackle the rapidly growing threat to biodiversity from invasive species. The Regulation is a crucial step towards achieving the EU's 2020 biodiversity targets, while also delivering on a commitment under the Convention on Biological Diversity to establish rules to address the threats posed by these species.
- 3 jours 1h ago
On 10 September European Commission President-elect Jean-Claude Juncker announced his team for the new European Commission. As set out in his Political Guidelines, Juncker has set out to streamline the EC. Significantly, this has involved the combining of the Environment and Maritime Affairs and Fisheries portfolios, under Karmenu Vella, and there will now also be one Commissioner in charge of both Climate Action and Energy policy, namely Miguel Arias Cañete.
- 6 jours 1h ago
Last week (17-19 September) Eurosite held its Wilderness workshop in Haarlem, the Netherlands. The three-day workshop was organised in collaboration with Eurosite members Staatsbosbeheer and FREE Nature, and aimed to help site managers deal with public perceptions of wilderness areas and large herbivore and carnivore populations.
- Eurosite Sustainable Wildlife Management workshop: integrating hunting practices with nature conservation planningEvent:28/10/2014 - 30/10/2014
- About the workshop:
Eurosite, along with hosts Natural England and in collaboration with the Hunting Federation of Macedonia & Thrace and Metsähallitus Natural Heritage Services, is holding a workshop about the integration of hunting practices with sustainable nature conservation management planning. The workshop will provide a platform for site managers, hunters and hunting organisations, policy makers and other key stakeholders such as farmers and landowners, to come together to share knowledge, experiences and best practice case studies.
- About the workshop:
- Event:14/10/2014 - 17/10/2014
The third ICZM symposium will be hosted by the Marmara Research Center, TUBITAK, Turkey and will be held from the 14-17 October 2014 in Antalya, Turkey. This international multi-disciplinary conference is intended to promote science and integration of knowledge for the sustainable management of coastal resources. It will provide a venue for scientists, engineers, managers, and policy-makers to discuss recent advances and innovative ideas, as well as share experiences and develop networks.
AnaEE's stakeholder meeting will be held in Antwerp on Tuesday 14 October 2014. The day aims to bring together keynote speakers from some of the most important players in the world of research and policy to further deepen understanding among key stakeholders of the need for cooperation and coordination on scientific and economic challenges to achieve scientific and societal goals, while also allowing ample time for long and deep debate on key issues. Each thematic session will therefore consist of one or two 15-minute presentations and 45 minutes of guided discussion on the issues at hand.
- The IUCN World Parks Congress 2014 is a landmark global forum on protected areas. The Congress will share knowledge and innovation, setting the agenda for protected areas conservation for the decade to come. Building on the theme "Parks, people, planet: inspiring solutions", it will present, discuss and create original approaches for conservation and development, helping to address the gap in the conservation and sustainable development agenda.Event:12/11/2014 - 19/11/2014
- Event:25/11/2014 - 26/11/2014
This workshop is being organised by the combined Eurosite and EUROPARC Federation working group. At the workshop, we will present examples of organisations that have increased their funding and gained public support by utilising ecosystem services in their protected areas. Through a series of moderated work sessions participants will reflect on how to make ecosystem services work for their own situation.
- Eurosite Creating a Climate for Change workshop: adapting to and mitigating the effects of climate changeEvent:09/12/2014 - 11/12/2014
Full workshop title: Creating a Climate for Change: Working internationally with nature to adapt to and mitigate the effects of climate change for the benefit of human wellbeing
Currently global climate change threatens biodiversity in Europe and the objectives of the 2020 biodiversity strategy.