BiodivProtect call – 36 projects funded!

In October 2021 Biodiversa+ has launched its BiodivProtect call on “Supporting the protection of biodiversity and ecosystems across land and sea”. The call funds 3-year transnational research projects, and was co-funded by the European Commission. It addressed the following three (non-exclusive) themes: Knowledge for identifying priority conservation areas, establishing effective and resilient ecological networks, enhancing…

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Biodiversity monitoring protocols across countries

One of Biodiversa+’s objectives is to harmonise biodiversity monitoring schemes across Europe. A key step to tackle this issue was to carry out a literature survey on existing transnational biodiversity monitoring programmes, to get an idea of what is being done and how. This study has analysed fourteen case studies. It shows the possible strategy…

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NetworkNature NBS projects database is live

Biodiversa+ is pleased to have supported the development of the NetworkNature database of EU research and innovation projects on nature-based solutions. The database has identified over 250 NBS projects ranging from 2011 to 2021, among which 35 were (co)funded by Biodiversa. The database was used to perform an analysis of EU R&I projects in terms…

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Workshop on data interoperability and harmonisation

4 November 2022 As part of its work programme, Biodiversa+ aims to support interoperability and harmonisation of biodiversity monitoring databases. In this context, a workshop on data interoperability and harmonisation was organised on the 4th of November 2022. This workshop was an opportunity for (sub-)national initiatives/databases to introduce their data architecture and data workflows and to discuss on…

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Biodiversa+ Webinar on the IPBES Business and Biodiversity Assessment

12 October 2022 The Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) launched a new assessment on the impact and dependence of business on biodiversity and nature’s contributions to people. This assessment is aimed at categorizing how businesses depend on, and impact, biodiversity and nature’s contributions to people and at identifying criteria and indicators for…

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2 new Flagship Programmes upcoming

Biodiversa+ is happy to announce the launch of two flagship programmes on: Better knowledge to develop, deploy and assess Nature-based Solutions Supporting societal transformation for the sustainable use and management of biodiversity Flagship programmes address a particular biodiversity issue, aligned with the themes identified in our Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda (SRIA). They allow us to tackle thematic issues through the wide portfolio…

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EuropaBON Conference in collaboration with Biodiversa+

When 2022-11-08 09:00 to 2022-11-08 19:00 Location Brussels Address In-person: Herman Teirlinck building (Havenlaan 88, 1000 Brussels) Virtual: Link accessible upon registration Contribute to shape the future European biodiversity monitoring framework On the 8th of November 2022 from 9 am to 7 pm CET, EuropaBON – the European biodiversity observation network – is organising its…

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