- 2 jours 5h ago
Our LandLife project, which is supported by the European Commission through LIFE funding, is coming to an end. Together with our project partners, members and network partners we have developed several tools for you to better understand the concept of land stewardship.
- 4 jours 7h ago
On 10-11 December 2014, 17 experts from the Netherlands, United Kingdom, Sweden, France, Greece and Spain gathered in Montpellier to discuss wetlands and climate change adaptation and mitigation. During the first day of the workshop the attendees visited two wetlands: the coastal lagoon Petit Grand Travers and the marshes in the Natural Park of the Alpilles, both located in the surroundings of Montpellier. The attendees spent most of the field trips on the seashore and on the top of a mountain, why?
- 5 jours 4h ago
The Third Annual Conference of the European Learning Network on Regions and Biodiversity took place on 10-11 December 2014 at the Sant Pau Art Nouveau Site in Barcelona, Spain and brought together over 100 participants from regions all over Europe.
- 5 jours 5h ago
Participate in the LandLife impact questionnaire and help LandLife evaluate the impact of the project and analyse the state of land stewardship in Europe following three years of promotion for this conservation tool. By completing the questionnaire you will also be helping LandLife to identify new collaborations and strategies for future LandLife initiatives and projects. The questionnaire only takes 15 minutes and you can complete it quickly and easily online.
- 5 jours 7h ago
Have you been wondering how working with ecosystem services can generate more public support or funding for your nature reserve? Well, we have all been wondering about and discussing this issue during the meetings of the joint Eurosite and EUROPARC Working Group on Economics and Ecosystem Services. For example, we have discussed the following:
The increasing consciousness around flood risks in the each of the nations has given rise to a range of policy and guidance from Whitehall and each of the devolved administrations. It is essential for people with a professional or academic interest in civil contingencies, water management and environment to have a critical understanding of this documentation. Flooding 2015: Risks and Resilience will be a vital opportunity for discussion around the following:
They purify and replenish our water, and provide the fish and rice that feed billions. Wetlands act as a natural sponge against flooding and drought, and protect our coastlines. They burst with biodiversity, and are a vital means of storing carbon
Unfortunately, these benefits are not widely known. Often viewed as wasteland, 64% of our wetlands have disappeared since 1900.
More information to follow soon, for now please save the date!
- Event:02/08/2015 - 06/08/2015
The Society for Conservation Biology (SCB) is proud to team up for the first time with Agropolis international and the French Foundation for Research on Biodiversity (FRB) to host the 27th International Congress for Conservation Biology (ICCB) and the 4th European Congress for Conservation Biology (ECCB) to be held on August 2-6, 2015 in Montpellier, France.