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

Dresden, Germany, 24-26 September 2012

Bales Mountain National Park, Ethiopia

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

 

Work area: 
Protected Areas
Protected Areas
Marine Protected Areas (MPAs)
Location: 
West and Central Africa
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