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  • The president of the Parco Adda Nord, Dr. Agostino Agostinelli is the new president of FEDENATUR. 
  • Agostino Agostinelli - president of Parco Adda Nord- is the new president of FEDENATUR
  • The meeting was open by Michela Palestra - President of the Parco Agricolo Sud Milano and Anna Scavuzzo - Councillor for Environment, Agriculture, Urban parks of Metropolitan interest and Youth policy 
  • Eurosite is developing a Natura 2000 Monitoring workshop for European site managers. This workshop will be organised as part of the EU's Natura 2000 Biogeographical Process and will take place on 19-21 October 2015 in Barcelona.
  • In this co-funded Joint Call, BiodivERsA has chosen to support research for understanding and managing biodiversity dynamics to improve ecosystem functioning and delivery of ecosystem services in a global change context.
  • To stop the Mediterranean region turning into a desert, the EU-funded MENFRI project is establishing forest management strategies and solutions that address environmental concerns across the Mediterranean and create jobs.
  • The "Call for papers" of the International Symposium is now open!
  • The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations has been nominated to implement the International Year of Soils 2015, within the framework of the Global Soil Partnership and in collaboration with Governments and the secretariat of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification.

    The IYS 2015 aims to increase awareness and understanding of the importance of soil for food security and essential ecosystem functions.

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  • The next biodivERsA call, cofunded by the European Commission will cover the two following themes:
    Theme #1: Understanding and managing the biodiversity dynamics of soils and sediments to improve ecosystem functioning and delivery of ecosystem services
    Theme #2: Understanding and managing biodiversity dynamics in land-, river- and sea-scapes (habitat connectivity, green and blue infrastructures, and naturing cities) to improve ecosystem functioning and delivery of ecosystem services
    The call is planned to be launched in May 2015, with a closing date in early November 2015.