International Conference on Managing Protected Areas under Climate Change (IMPACT)

15 September 2012 | Event
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Dresden, Germany, 24-26 September 2012

The Leibniz Institute of Ecological Urban and Regional Development (IOER) is organizing an International Conference on Managing Protected Areas under Climate Change within the framework of the HABIT-CHANGE project (http://www.habit-change.eu).

IMPACT sets out to meet the growing need for sharing knowledge and experiences in the field of biodiversity conservation and climate change by bringing together researchers, conservation managers and decision-makers in the field of nature conservation.

IMPACT provides a platform for dialogue to develop a better understanding of the complex impacts of climate change on biodiversity on local level and the means to adapt management in protected areas accordingly.

Conference themes include:

  • Assessing sensitivity
  • Modelling of climate-induced impacts
  • Management practices • Monitoring of climate-induced impacts
  • Awareness raising, communication and stakeholder involvement
  • Managing the unknown / Decision Support
  • Legal aspects and policy recommendations
  • Climate change impacts on species and invasive species

 


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