Biodiversity model includes indirect impact of harvesting wild species
Researchers have developed a new model to estimate the impact of harvesting wild species and land use change on biodiversity. Unlike previous models, it considers the indirect effect of harvesting or pest control on landscape...
Integrating biodiversity conservation into local land use planning
New research indicates that successful integration of conservation into local land-use planning needs a combination of regulatory measures and community values. This could be encouraged by better education on conservation, an...
Evaluating biodiversity and ecosystem services in France
A report commissioned by the French Government has calculated reference values for French ecosystems. These range from ˆ600 per hectare/per year for pastureland to ˆ2000 per hectare/per year for some types of forest. The meth...
ECONNECT Newsletter available
3rd Newsletter of the ECONNECT project is available online at www.econnectproject.eu
12th European Ecological Federation Congress
The European Ecological Federation http://www.europeanecology.org invite you to attend the 12th EEF Congress, that will take place in Ávila, Spain, from 25 till 28 September in 2011. It is hosted and organized by the Spa...
Intensive agriculture homogenizes butterfly communities
Increased efficiency in the use of agricultural farmland is resulting in homogenisation of butterfly communities and a lower number of butterfly species. As cultivated areas grow in size, important butterfly habitats, such as...
ANNOUNCING THE 5th ALTER-NET SUMMER SCHOOL
5-14 SEPTEMBER 2010
ALTER-Net Summer School 2010 "Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services"
5-14 September 2010, Peyresq, France, now open for applications!
The summer school will be held at Peyresq, Alpes de Haute-Provence, France and is organiz...
Natura 2000 data for the first time available to the general public
GIS-based public Natura 2000 Viewer that gives easy access to Natura 2000 information in the EU and has published the respective Natura 2000 database, makes Natura 2000 data for the first time available to the general public ...
Habitats Directive Reports online available
The Article 17 Habitats Directive reports and data are now available on the ETC/BD homepage: http://biodiversity.eionet.europa.eu/article17
*1st Announcement of the 18th International Conference of the EBCC*
*"Bird Numbers 2010: Monitoring, indicators and targets*"
This is the 1st Announcement of the 18th International Conference of the European Bird Census Council (EBCC), entitled* "Bird Numbers 2010: Monitoring, indicators and targets*". The conference will take place in* Cáceres...
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