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German Federal State Exchange Program "Climate Protection" - Seventh Meeting

6 November 2013

Climate protection activities and adaptation measures face several barriers that need to be broken down to achieve local climate protection goals. In this regard, regular meetings have been held to serve as an exchange platform for current developments in local climate protection and individual strategic projects.

The 7th meeting took place on 6 November 2014 in the Ministry of Environment, Energy...Read more

Water Lives: New Scientific Horizons for Biodiversity and Water Policy

29 January 2014

As part of the Biofresh project, the Symposium "Water Lives: scientific horizons for biodiversity and water policy" took place from 29 to 30 January 2014 in Brussels. The Symposium brought together policy makers and stakeholders from the water, energy and conservation sector, NGOs, the scientific community, and selected experts to discuss challenges in the implementation of the 2020 Biodiversity strategy and the EU Water Framework Directive. Ecologic Institute was substantially involved in the programme development and Timo Kaphengst, Senior Fellow, moderated a science-policyRead more

Inventory of River Restoration Measures: Effects, Costs, and Benefits

The deliverable 'Inventory of River Restoration Measures: Effects, Costs, and Benefits' was published in January 2014 as part of the FP7 REFORM project. Scientists at Ecologic Institute led the work in collaboration with several European partners, including economists and ecologists. The information in the deliverable will help river basin managers by providing examples of how representative data on the costs and benefits of river restoration can be gathered and analysed to support the drafting of programmes of measures for the implementation of the EU Water Framework Directive. The deliverable is available for download.Read more

RADOST Final Conference

1 April 2014 to 2 April 2014

The RADOST project ("Regional Adaptation Strategies for the German Baltic Sea Coast") has intensely dealt with climate change, its consequences, and adaptation possibilities for the Baltic Sea coast over the last four and a half years. The final conference took place in the Rostock City Hall from 1 to 2 April 2014, before the project ends this year.

During the conference,...Read more

Master Plan 100% Climate Protection - Fourth Workshop of Municipalities

2 September 2013 to 3 September 2013

Supported by the National Climate Protection Initiative (NKI) of the Federal Ministry for Environment, Nature Protection, and Reactor Safety (BMU), the fourth workshop for the scientific monitoring of the municipalities within the project "Master Plan 100% Climate Protection" took place on 2 and 3 September 2013 in Göttingen.

The 19 master plan municipalities have set particularly ambitious climate protection goals for...Read more

Master Plan for 100% Climate Change Mitigation - Second Working Group Meeting of the Municipalities

7 February 2013 to 8 February 2013

Funded by the National Climate Initiative (NKI in German) of the Federal Environment Ministry (BMU), the second working meeting of the scientific support for the municipalities in the project "Master Plan for 100% Climate Change Mitigation" was held on 7 and 8 February 2013 in Hanover.

The 19 "Master Plan Municipalities" commit to particularly ambitious climate protection targets, such as the...Read more

4th Workshop on Fish Protection and Downstream Migration – Goals, Measures and Functional Evaluations

21 January 2014 to 22 January 2014

In this workshop, the goals for fish conservation in Germany, evaluations of downstream fish migration at hydropower facilities, as well as evaluations of fish passes for upstream and  downstream migration were discussed. Of particular interest were the questions which water management, nature conservation, or fisheries goals are established for fish protection, which measures show promise to help meet these goals,...Read more

The Social Dimension of Ecosystem-Based Adaptation

This UNEP policy brief seeks to address and raise awareness of the social dimension of ecosystem-based adaptation (EbA) to climate change, laying particular emphasis on the social impacts of EbA on the global, national, regional and local levels as well as on social considerations in designing and implementing EbA. The authors highlight appropriate methods and measures and provide policy recommendations to facilitate successful EbA implementation and therewith the delivery of expected benefits for local communities. The policy brief is available for download.Read more

European Union Action to Fight Environmental Crime - An EU Research Project

12 November 2013

On 12 November 2013, Christiane Gerstetter of the Ecologic Institute presented the EU-funded project "European Union Action to Fight Environmental Crime" (EFFACE) during a seminar on environmental crime at Tilburg University in the Netherlands. Ecologic Institute is the coordinator of the EFFACE project. The presentation slides are available for download.

The seminar on "Environmental Crime and the World" was held at on 11/12 November 2013. The seminar brought together researchers, mainly criminologistsRead more


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