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  • 2014 TDWG conference — ALTER-Net: Europe's ecosystem research network
    7 November at the Nairobi Crowne Plaza Hotel http www ihg com crowneplaza hotels us en nairobi nbocp hoteldetail Attendees will have the option of choosing accommodations at several other hotels within a short distance of the Crowne Plaza Registration details will be provided early in 2014 The meeting website is under construction and will be available soon at http www tdwg org conference2014 For planing your journey note that it is foreseen to have trainings the week before the TDWG conference and that post conference excursions will be suggested for the week after the conference Call for Symposia and Workshops open until January 15th 2014 at www tdwg org homepage news item article tdwg conference 2014 call for symposia and workshops We look forward to read your proposals and to see you next November in Nairobi TDWG is Biodiversity Information Standards previously the Taxonomic Databases Working Group More information about this event Filed under conference event ext February 2016 February Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 Add your event

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  • Biodiversity and Food Security – From Trade-offs to Synergies — ALTER-Net: Europe's ecosystem research network
    trade offs and to develop synergies between the food system and the conservation of landscapes ecosystems and species The conference seeks to attract scientists from basic and applied research It involves policy makers and other stakeholders concerned with biodiversity and food security themes who are interested in developing new solutions and strategies It will connect researchers and stakeholders from natural sciences social sciences economics humanities technology and related fields Across scales from genes to species landscapes and biomes biodiversity is an important resource for humanity It is the key for a broad range of services provided by ecosystems Biodiversity helps regulate the nutrient cycle water e g floods and mitigates impacts of climate change Biodiversity is also of direct importance for human well being and for cultural and other values including recreation The provisioning of clean water and diverse food supply makes it vital for all people Biodiversity at all levels including the diversity of genes species and ecosystems is lost at alarming rates Critical factors for these trends are habitat destruction global warming and the uncontrolled spread of alien species Pollution nitrogen deposition and shifts in precipitation further affect biodiversity Food security faces significant challenges due to population growth poverty globalization climate change and other factors Supplying healthy food to all citizens is crucial for global development to reach it not only food production but also equitable access to food for all people must be improved substantially Biodiversity loss and global food security are hence two major challenges of our time Linking these two areas from a research perspective and seeking synergies between them is likely to generate multiple benefits for social ecological and economic development Set near the historical city centre of Aix en Provence the conference will include key note presentations from leading experts interactive workshops and

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  • 8th European Ramsar Meeting — ALTER-Net: Europe's ecosystem research network
    Attendees Registered delegates Add event to calendar vCal iCal There is call for contributions open until 25 June 2014 The 8th European Ramsar Meeting will take place in Austria in the Federal State of Tyrol in the town of Kufstein on 20 24 October 2014 The meeting will focus on the new Ramsar Strategy for Water and Wetlands on the wetland nexus linking water food and energy on the economics of wetland ecosystem services and biodiversity and on our societal challenges in times of a changing climate The organisers wish to learn about your proposed solutions and to look at wise use practices for water and wetlands in the Alpine region during a field visit See the IHDP website for details and the formal invitation letter which also has details of the call for contributions More information about this event Filed under conference Austria event ext February 2016 February Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 Add your event Are you planning a biodiversity or ecosystems related conference or other event

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  • DIVERSITAS side events at CBD COP12, Korea — ALTER-Net: Europe's ecosystem research network
    and of its Technical Support Document Press conference Launch of the Global Biodiversity Outlook 4 GBO 4 Monday 6 October 13 15 14 45 Press Conference Room Side event The science behind GBO 4 Introducing the technical support document Tuesday 7 October 13 15 14 45 Hall B Room 3 Juscanz Meeting Room Side event Bridging biodiversity science and society a youth contribution towards mainstreaming GBO 4 findings Friday 10 October 18 15 19 45 Hall D Room 3 African Group G77 and China Meeting Room 2 Nagoya Protocole on Access and Benefit Sharing Side event Access and Benefit Sharing in Latin America and the Caribbean A Science Policy dialogue for academic research Friday 10 October 18 15 19 45 Hall G Room 2 Youth Meeting Room 3 Biodiversity and health Launch of The State Of Knowledge Review On Biodiversity And Health Framing Biodiversity And Health In The Context Of The Post 2015 Development Agenda Wednesday 8 October 2014 13 15 14 45 Hall G Room 1 Marie Khan Women s Caucus Room Side event Tackling common drivers of disease and biodiversity loss a One Health approach Tuesday 7 October 2014 18 15 19 45 Hall F Room 2 LMMC Meeting Room 4 IPBES Side event How can science really add value to global biodiversity governance Discussing the effectiveness of science policy interfaces Tuesday 14 October 2014 18 15 19 45 Hall F Room 3 IGOs Meeting Room 5 Providing the science for policy DIVERSITAS and Future Earth Side event Launching the 2025 vision for Future Earth People to prosper in an equitable and sustainable world Monday 13 October 2014 18 15 19 45 Hall B Room 2 ILCs meeting room More information on these events here For information about COP12 in general see the CBD website Filed under event

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  • European Wilderness Academy days — ALTER-Net: Europe's ecosystem research network
    Where Nationalpark Hohe Tauern Mittersill Austria Contact Name European Wilderness society See conf website Attendees Registered delegates Add event to calendar vCal iCal This annual event of the European Wilderness Society is dedicated to sharing knowledge information scientific results and best practice examples on European Wilderness Theme Five years after the European Parliament adopted its special Resolution on Wilderness five years after the publication of the Agenda for Europe s Wilderness and Wildland at the EC Presidency Conference in Prague and one year after the 10th World Wilderness Congress delegates will look at what has changed where further improvements are needed in order to better protect and increase the size of wilderness in Europe The conference will provide a forum to exchange ideas and hear about latest trends in wilderness protection from a keynote speakers from all over Europe See conference website for details More information about this event Filed under conference Austria event ext February 2016 February Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 Add your event Are you planning

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  • Past Events — ALTER-Net: Europe's ecosystem research network
    is fundamental to the understanding of our ecosystems to prevent adverse effects on ecosystems and human health as a basis for policies and as a tool to follow the outcome of regulations ALTER Net partner DCE Aarhus University has a long tradition in combining monitoring and research to inform policy making both nationally and internationally Together with Partnership for European Environmental Research PEER Aarhus University would like to invite researchers and practitioners to discuss the future challenges and opportunities for environmental monitoring and assessment Interdisciplinary Research and Innovation in the EU finding solutions through linking biodiversity climate change and sustainable development from Sep 29 2015 03 00 PM to Sep 30 2015 04 00 PM Brussels Workshop on biodiversity and Nature based solutions especially in urban areas organised by the European Liaison Office of German Research Organisations KoWi 2015 ALTER Net summer school A from Sep 02 2015 12 00 AM to Sep 12 2015 12 00 AM Peyresq France 10th ALTER Net Summer School Peyresq France International iDiv Summer School Biodiversity Synthesis from Aug 23 2015 12 00 AM to Aug 29 2015 12 00 AM Leipzig Germany A summer school for young scientists providing an opportunity to interact with various biodiversity research groups at the German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research iDiv Towards resilient ecosystems restoring the urban the rural and the wild from Aug 23 2015 12 00 AM to Aug 27 2015 12 00 AM Manchester UK 6th world conference on ecological restoration ICCB ECCB 2015 from Aug 02 2015 12 00 AM to Aug 06 2015 12 00 AM Montpellier France Mission Biodiversity Choosing new paths for conservation 7th Asia Pacific Biotech Congress from Jul 13 2015 12 00 AM to Jul 15 2015 12 00 AM Beijing China Biotechnology for a Better World Challenges and Opportunities The Precautionary Principle Governance of Innovation and Innovations in Governance from Jun 27 2015 12 00 AM to Jul 04 2015 12 00 AM Budapest Summer school aiming to explore challenges and possible ways forward for the effective and appropriate application of the precautionary principle in sustainability governance European Society for Ecological Economics ESEE 2015 Transformations from Jun 30 2015 12 00 AM to Jul 03 2015 12 00 AM Leeds UK This conference takes place as this century s key challenges for human society become ever clearer and more entrenched increasing levels of resource use and environmental impacts threats to food water and energy security unequal distribution of economic and physical wealth power imbalances and conflicts new waves of political and economic migration and the lack of international will to address the reality of planetary threats such as climate change and global biodiversity loss I S Rivers 2015 from Jun 22 2015 12 00 AM to Jun 26 2015 12 00 AM Lyon France 2015 International Conference on Integrative sciences and sustainable development for rivers Motivations and arguments to act for biodiversity Alternative ways to inspire innovative policy making from Jun 10 2015 09 00 AM to

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  • Past Events — ALTER-Net: Europe's ecosystem research network
    from the Arctic to the Amazon New understanding and future challenges from experimental field scale manipulations Aug 20 2013 from 10 15 AM to 05 30 PM ExCel London UK Workshop at the upcoming INTECOL conference Summer school on alpine field ecology from Aug 04 2013 12 00 AM to Aug 07 2013 12 00 AM Obergurgl Austria Training event high altitude alpine ecology INSPIRE Conference 2013 INSPIRE The Green Renaissance from Jun 23 2013 12 00 AM to Jun 27 2013 05 00 PM Florence Italy Annual conference of the Infrastructure for Spatial Information in the European Community INSPIRE Deadline for submitting paper and workshops proposals March 1 2013 Climate Change and Nature Conservation in Europe An ecological policy and economic perspective from Jun 25 2013 12 00 AM to Jun 27 2013 12 00 AM Bonn Germany Joint European Conference held by the German Federal Agency for Nature Conservation BfN and the European Network of Heads of Nature Conservation Agencies ENCA Register by 31 May ALTER Net Network Council meeting Berlin A from Jun 12 2013 12 00 AM to Jun 13 2013 12 00 AM Berlin Germany A meeting of representatives from all ALTER Net partner institutes Seventh Trondheim Conference on Biodiversity Ecology and Economy for a Sustainable Society from May 27 2013 12 00 AM to May 31 2013 12 00 AM Trondheim Norway International conference of invited experts IMPACTS WORLD 2013 from May 27 2013 12 00 AM to May 30 2013 12 00 AM Potsdam Germany International conference on climate change effects BioHydrology 2013 from May 21 2013 12 00 AM to May 24 2013 12 00 AM Landau in der Pfalz Germany A forum for scientists from biogeosciences and hydrology International Day for Biological Diversity May 22 2013 from 12 05 AM to

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  • EUROPARC Annual Conference: Understanding the Value of Nature — ALTER-Net: Europe's ecosystem research network
    Value of Nature Annual conference of Europarc Federation Event details When Sep 28 2014 12 00 AM to Oct 01 2014 12 00 AM Where Killarney Ireland Contact Name See Europarc website Attendees Registered delegates Add event to calendar vCal iCal In 2014 the EUROPARC Annual Conference Understanding the value of nature will take place from 28th September until Wednesday 1st October 2014 in Killarney Ireland An exciting programme Understanding the Value of Nature will be investigated through keynote speeches with protected area relevance in depth workshops looking at practical applications and stimulating field trips across the beautiful south of Ireland to see some practical examples For details see the event website More information about this event Filed under conference Ireland event ext February 2016 February Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 Add your event Are you planning a biodiversity or ecosystems related conference or other event We could list it here Please contact Andrew Sier ALTER Net is supported by its partner institutes Alterra NL BC CAS CZ CNRS

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