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Jun 05, 2019 at 12:20

A new report[1] from the UN expert group on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) has found that nature is declining globally at rates unprecedented in human history with many species facing extinction at accelerating rates. According to the report, the oceans are no exception to this trend caused by changes in sea use, direct exploitation of organisms, climate change, pollution and invasive alien species. The European fishing industry, while acknowledging the potential risks for the marine environment, stresses that fishing poses no threat for the long-term preservation of marine resources. Proof of that is that thanks to fisheries management and industry-led efforts, fish stocks have been generally increasing in many areas such as the North East Atlantic, currently reaching levels 36% higher than in 2003. This positive trend shows that UN’s extinction warning particularly for fish populations is a bit far-fetched.

EP16 Press Release final - UN report biodiversity

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Apr 07, 2016 at 09:26
OCT
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The COST Action EuMIXFOR will organize the first International conference on Mixed forests in Prague (CZ) with the following scientific scope:

 

Mixed Forest Dynamics and Functioning

 Water and nutritional balance of mixed forests

 Carbon sequestration

 Structural and functional biodiversity in mixed forest ecosystems

Adaptive Management of Mixed Forests

 Quantitative and qualitative productivity

 Sustainable forest management of mixed forest

 Conversion of pure forests and monocultures

 Mixed forests as the measure of Mitigation/Adaptation to the Climate Change

Policy and Social Impact of Mixed Forests

 Non- productive functions of mixed forests

 Socio-economics of mixed forests

 Mixed forest as natural/cultural heritage

FinalConference_1stAnnouncement

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Prague (CZ). Conference hall of hotel DAP. Vítězné Square No. 4
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