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Background The Finnish forest reindeer (Rangifer tarandus fennicus) is a subspecies of the large and widespread reindeer (Rangifer tarandus) population. The (sub)speciation took place during the last ice age, and since then, there have been major changes in the Finnish forest reindeer’s range. Once commonplace in Fennoscandia and North-western Russia, b ...
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Background European black vultures (Aegypius monachus)and griffon vultures (Gyps fulvus) are considered as umbrella species whose conservation will also substantially benefit other raptor species sharing the main diet of carrion as well as breeding and foraging habitats. These species are also an indicator of healthy, intact, natural habitats. The conserv ...
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Background According to the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), sturgeons are the most threatened fish species worldwide. Of the five surviving sturgeon species in the Danube basin, the IUCN Red List categorises four as “critically endangered” and one as “vulnerable”. Population trends for all five are decreasing. Within the EU, ...
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Background Under Article 17 of the Habitats Directive, EU Members States are required to periodically report on the conservation status of Annex I natural habitat types and Annex II species that fall within their territory. The Finnish country report for the period 2001-2006 assessed the overall conservation status of 18 out of 19 Annex I natural habit ...
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Ground Truth 2.0 delivers the demonstration and validation of six scaled up citizen observatories in real operational conditions both in the EU and in Africa. It will strengthen the full feedback-loop in the information chain from citizen-based data collection to knowledge sharing for joint decision-making and cooperative planning. The project focuses on environmental indicators in urban and rural ...
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Background Around 833 000 ha of forests (41% of all forested areas) can be found on Natura 2000 sites in Hungary. This includes 412 000 ha forests under national protection as well. Most of the state-owned forests are managed by state forest companies; only a minor part is in the trusteeship of national park directorates. Because of the unique biogeograph ...
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Background The Mediterranean monk seal (Monachus monachus) is a priority species for conservation, according to Annex II of the Habitats Directive. It is also designated as a “critically endangered” species under the IUCN Red List; and is included in Annex III of the Marine Strategy Framework Directive – as a key indicator of the status of the marin ...
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Every real-world planning problem, especially in governance and policy-making, possesses several objectives that are typically subject to inherent conflicts with underlying tradeoffs to be discovered. Policy makers are in need of proper tools that will utilize an overall analytical process, that is, assist in modelling the real-world planning process, automatically obtain the best attainable trade ...
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Plants and herbs have been used as a medicine since ancient times in pretty much every culture. Collecting these plants however requires certain degree of knowledge, as the collector needs to be able to identify herbs correctly, and also know where to find them. This knowledge was often passed down from generation to generation. Today, and since the middle of the 20th century, due to urbanization ...
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Introduction of Regional Energy Concepts (CEP-REC)

Start date: Sep 30, 2011, End date: Mar 31, 2014,

The classic central energy systems based on fossil fuels and nuclear power have a central supply distributing the energy to the consumers. Contrary to this, renewable energies and energy efficiency need the action of many persons, citizens, municipalities and enterprises in order to succeed. In addition the acceptance of the population plays important role in the change towards renewable energies. ...
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... Results The LIFE Thalassa project involved collaboration between MOm and associated beneficiary the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Greece, and the participation of two research institutes: the Pelago Cetacean Research Institute and the Tethys Research Institute. It ran from September 2010 to December 2013. During this time, the ...
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Das Gebiet des Neusiedler Sees/Fertő-tó und die angrenzenden Landschaften des Seewinkels /Fertőzug und des Waasen/Hanság stellen Naturräume von herausragender, internationaler Bedeutung dar. Dem wird durch eine Vielzahl von Schutzinitiativen Rechnung getragen. Um Zielkonflikte zwischen der wirtschaftlichen Entwicklung und der Erhaltung der reichen Naturressourcen der Region zu vermeiden, ist es b ...
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Conservation of biodiversity of the Mura river in Slovenia (BIOMURA)

Start date: Oct 31, 2006, End date: Oct 31, 2011,

Background The bed of the river Mura that flows through NE Slovenia is well preserved, especially in the middle and lower stream, where it is characterised by embankment erosion, deposition of the sand, flooding and side-channels. Deepening of the riverbed due to send accumulation behind the dams of hydropower stations in Austria, however, has resulted in ...
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Background The Romanian part of the Lower Danube, which includes the Danube Delta Biosphere reserve, is one of Europe's most outstanding freshwater regions. The hydrological dynamics of the Danube, its erosion and sedimentation processes, and its periodic flooding, have lead to the creation of numerous islands along the boundary part of the Danube between ...
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Urgent actions for conservation of pSCI Orbetello Lagoon (Orbetello)

Start date: Nov 1, 2000, End date: Dec 31, 2003,

... g the lagoon constitutes one of the main threats in that it affects the hydrographical and ecological balances of the natural habitats of the core area, which is managed, for conservation purposes by WWF Italia. Objectives The main objective of the project was to put a stop to the impact of intensive farming on the ...
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