archive-info.com » INFO » A » ALTER-NET.INFO

Total: 958

Choose link from "Titles, links and description words view":

Or switch to "Titles and links view".
  • Nature provides solutions to Europe’s woes? -- Conference press release — ALTER-Net: Europe's ecosystem research network
    and medicines Nature also enriches us by providing places for recreation sustainable mobility cultural experiences and traditions education a sense of community and happiness all things essential to health and wellbeing Natural processes take care of toxic chemicals and wastes too and nature based solutions are used in adaptation to natural and man made pressures and in disaster management Specifically for health outdoors exercise is a super drug that can significantly reduce mortality However a varied and productive nature is needed for that and this in turn requires the preservation caring and improvement of green space Purely technological engineering solutions used so far have often proven ineffective to address several of the urban challenges Therefore we have to look for other types of solutions to the ones currently prevailing There is growing evidence that nature can fill this gap Nature Based Solutions are potentially a sustainable alternative to a wasteful and short sighted economic growth model The conference will examine and discuss how the strong European roots and ongoing developments in such solutions can be harnessed to develop healthy growth and help cities and the globe The conference addresses many tricky questions to boost the use of nature for urban health problems Which solutions are ecologically efficient economically feasible and socially justified and why How can they be evaluated What options exist to create more healthy urban environments What roles do research knowledge and innovation play Who will be involved How are solutions framed and taken up by communities These questions are dealt with by 200 scientists administrators planners practitioners including business people and others coming from most EU countries and many non EU countries in Europe and beyond The conference provides a forum for dialogue across fields of research policy and practice engaged in nature and urban wellbeing The

    Original URL path: http://www.alter-net.info/outputs/conf-2015/news/conf-2015-press-release (2016-02-15)
    Open archived version from archive


  • Collaborative projects — ALTER-Net: Europe's ecosystem research network
    CEH and BESAFE is also underway led by ALTER Net s Alterra COLLABORATIONS 04October2011 pdf PDF document 186 kB 191234 bytes Filed under science About ALTER Net ALTER Net flyer In this section About us What we do Partners Projects Collaborative projects Multi site experiments Environmental history project Ecosystem Services governance Bioenergy pilot Links Contact us Organisation Management Board who s who Members Project activities This is a Twitter feed

    Original URL path: http://www.alter-net.info/about-alter-net/projects/collaborative-projects/view (2016-02-15)
    Open archived version from archive

  • EPBRS meeting under Irish Presidency — ALTER-Net: Europe's ecosystem research network
    Last minute registration and accreditation will not be possible due to the security procedures of the Irish presidency If you are planning to attend but you have not yet registered please do so A S A P Please note that you need to provide a photo of yourself when registering The programme all additional information and registration is at http www epbrs org event show 33 EPBRS held a very productive workshop on 11 12 April in Brussels where research priorities were discussed and identified Preliminary results will be soon available at http www epbrs org event show 35 At the Dublin meeting Working Group 2 on Planning research to support the implementation of the EU biodiversity strategy priorities for Horizon 2020 will build on the EPBRS workshop results as well as on the ALTER Net conference recommendations in support of the implementation of the EU Biodiversity Strategy 2020 The sessions will be highly participative and your contribution would be most welcome as EPBRS aim to involve a wide scope of views and backgrounds More information about this event Filed under ALTER Net involvement February 2016 February Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa 1 2 3 4 5 6

    Original URL path: http://www.alter-net.info/events/epbrs-may-2013 (2016-02-15)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Recommendations — ALTER-Net: Europe's ecosystem research network
    underpinning the EU 2020 Biodiversity Strategy conference April 2013 In this section Outputs Conferences Nature Urban Wellbeing Nature Based Solutions conference May 2015 Science underpinning the EU 2020 Biodiversity Strategy conference April 2013 Programme Outcomes Recommendations Presentations Poster presentations EU 2020 Biodiversity Strategy Organisers Venue and hotels How to reach the venue Social Events Travel Grants Registration now closed Publications books chapters published reports etc Events meetings conferences etc Policy

    Original URL path: http://www.alter-net.info/outputs/conf-2013/outcomes/recommendations-pdf/view (2016-02-15)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Green infrastructure a hit at the Dublin ESOF 2012 Conference ◄A►
    Home

    Original URL path: http://www.alter-net.info/news/green-infrastructure-esof-session-news/image/image_view_fullscreen (2016-02-15)
    Open archived version from archive

  • MEP to talk at joint ALTER-Net/PEER conference session ◄A► — ALTER-Net: Europe's ecosystem research network
    was a member of the environment committee of the European Parliament I am chair of Globe EU What do you understand by green infrastructure I see green Infrastructure being a multi dimensional issue which aims at providing ecosystem services It has micro and macro levels it can be understood in quantitative and qualitative terms Leaving one third of building sites untouched free for wild habitat is a good example of micro level green infrastructure whilst on a macro level we plan cities where storm drains and connectedness of green areas provide added value for the citizens as well as for biodiversity How important is green infrastructure in our personal life It is very important One good concrete example of green infrastructure s positive influence on our health is the fact that when people are hospitalised the landscape they see from their hospital beds has to do with their recovery according to some research hospitalised people who have green and enjoyable landscape recover more quickly Can you describe some examples where current European policy is helping to protect green infrastructure and use it sustainably The European Commission is working on a Green Infrastucture Strategy for the EU and this is a very important initiative What more can Europe do to protect its green infrastructure The EU should have more competence in land use and physical planning as the planning phase is the most crucial step in achieving greener human environments How important do you think scientific research is in order to help us protect green infrastructure I see research as very important in relation to green infrastructure Also applied research should be strengthened as it provides models and other practical information for decision makers and administration Ms Pietikäinen will talk about these issues during the ALTER Net PEER conference session We

    Original URL path: http://www.alter-net.info/news/esof2012-session-Pietikainen-interview (2016-02-15)
    Open archived version from archive

  • ALTER-Net: Europe's ecosystem research network
    Filter the results Item type Select All None Page Event File Folder Image Link News Item Collection New items since Yesterday Last week Last month Ever Sort by relevance date newest first alphabetically ALTER Net summer schools Select a summer school from the list below Located in About us What we do Joint Training Activities LTSER workshop Helsinki June 2011 Information about a workshop organised by ALTER Net and LTER Europe Located in About us What we do Research Activities Science underpinning the EU 2020 Biodiversity Strategy conference April 2013 Science underpinning the EU 2020 Biodiversity Strategy Located in Outputs Conferences ALTER Net seminar Ecosystem services and Biodiversity what is the link between the two A seminar organised by ALTER Net during International Year of Biodiversity 2010 Located in Outputs Conferences Green infrastructure a hit at the Dublin ESOF 2012 Conference A The ALTER Net and PEER networks held a successful session on green infrastructure at the recent ESOF 2012 conference in Dublin Located in News Nature Urban Wellbeing Nature Based Solutions conference May 2015 An international conference on Nature Based Solutions with a focus on urban environments and the urban footprint 18 20 May 2015 Ghent Belgium Located in

    Original URL path: http://www.alter-net.info/@@search?Subject%3Alist=output%3Aevent (2016-02-15)
    Open archived version from archive

  • ALTER-Net: Europe's ecosystem research network
    in Outputs Conferences Session 4 Poster presentations Posters about ALTER Net ALTER Net LTER infrastructure Poster Located in Outputs Conferences Session 4 Poster presentations Posters about ALTER Net ALTER Net Communications science policy interfaces Poster Located in Outputs Conferences Session 4 Poster presentations Posters about ALTER Net ALTER Net Summer School Poster Located in Outputs Conferences Session 4 Poster presentations Posters about ALTER Net ALTER Net summer schools Select a summer school from the list below Located in About us What we do Joint Training Activities LTSER workshop Helsinki June 2011 Information about a workshop organised by ALTER Net and LTER Europe Located in About us What we do Research Activities Multi site experiment I MSE I vegetation responses to disturbance by trampling Bernhardt Römermann et al Vegetation responses to disturbance by trampling a pan European multi site experiment to evaluate the coherence between functional traits local environment and vegetation response Located in About us Projects Multi site experiments Multi site experiment II MSE II variation of litter decomposition across a European gradient Stadler J et al Variation of litter decomposition across a European gradient Located in About us Projects Multi site experiments Ecosystem Services Policy Brief ALTER Net Policy Brief on ecosystem services and biodiversity Research needs for the sustainable governance of ecosystem services and biodiversity Biodiversity and ecosystems provide a broad range of goods and services and form the basis for the subsistence and well being of humans and their societies During 2010 there was a strong policy shift towards the joint protection of biodiversity and ecosystem services Behind these policies lies the idea that biodiversity and ecosystem services can be jointly protected and managed in ways that contribute to sustainability human well being and poverty eradication However the knowledge needed to make this a reality is far

    Original URL path: http://www.alter-net.info/@@search?Subject%3Alist=show-as-output (2016-02-15)
    Open archived version from archive