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AQUACROSS share case studies on Oppla

3 April 2018

Eight new case studies have been added to Oppla by the AQUACROSS project.

The case studies are a major source of information and data and ensure interaction across aquatic ecosystems as well as disciplines.

In particular, the case studies have been selected to:


Contribute to JPI Urban Europe's SRIA 2.0

19 March 2018
What are your urgent challenges in urban transitions? What are the ‘hardest cases’ in sustainable urban development? We want to shape our research and innovation strategy according to your needs and priorities.

In 2018, the JPI Urban Europe conducts a process to update its Strategic Research and...

New EKLIPSE Calls for Knowledge - Now Open

24 January 2018

EKLIPSE is developing a European Mechanism to answer requests from policy makers and other societal actors on biodiversity and ecosystem services related issues. A large part of the EKLIPSE budget is made available to the wider community through open calls so that policy-makers and other...

Public consultation on an EU Pollinators Initiative

15 January 2018

An online public consultation on an EU initiative for pollinators will run from 11 January 2018 to 5 April 2018. The consultation aims to collect views on the decline of pollinators in order to inform the development of the EU initiative. The questionnaire covers the causes and consequences of...

Research project STOP-IT is taking first steps

8 January 2018

Six months after its start, the European research project STOP-IT has taken its first steps. The project, which brings together 22 parties from across Europe and Isreal, focuses on the strategic, tactical and operational protection of critical water infrastructures against physical and cyber...

Innovating with nature to create positive impacts for society

NBS event in the European Parliament
13 November 2017
On 6 November 2017, Benedek Jávor, Member of the European Parliament, and the IUCN European Regional Office hosted an event on Nature-based Solutions for more sustainable and resilient societies, in partnership with the Estonian EU Presidency and the European Commission’s Directorate General for...

OPERAs Policy Briefs for applying ecosystem service science

25 October 2017

OPERAs has produced 6 Policy Briefs to provide stakeholders with knowledge and practical advice to apply ecosystem services science in their field of work.

To download the Policy Briefs and to engage further with the OPERAs community visit their group on Oppla.