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Plants in a changing world - The 4th Annual Meeting on Plant Ecology and Evolution (AMPEE4)

Date 
Friday, 23 March, 2018
Country 
Belgium
Organiser 
Community
Event type 
Meeting

The global environment is changing, the climate is warming, there are more extreme weather events, human activity has altered geochemical cycles of nutrients and land use change reduces and fragments habitats. How will plants adapt?

GEOBIODIVERSITY - An Integrative Approach Expanding Humboldt's Vision

Date 
Sunday, 1 October, 2017 to Tuesday, 3 October, 2017
Country 
Germany
Organiser 
Community
Event type 
Meeting

Alexander von Humboldt’s approach to science was visionary: The natural world as an interconnected Earth system with all its geological and biological diversity. As we, Homo sapiens, are part of this system and contribute to its ever changing nature in unprecedented ways, it is time to expand Humboldt’s vision and provide the scientific basis for a sustainable world and ensure future human well-being.

Bulgarian National Engagement Event on Biodiversity Collections

Date 
Thursday, 6 April, 2017
Country 
Bulgaria
Organiser 
Community
Event type 
Meeting

On April 6th, the CETAF General Secretary, Ana Casino, will be participating and talking at a national engagement meeting in Sofia, Bulgaria in relation to the integration of biodiversity collections. The aim of this nationale engagement event is to raise awareness with the stakeholders about the scientific importance of the biodiversity research collections maintained by the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, as well as to discuss the importance of the recognition of the biodiversity collections as research infrastructure of European and national strategic value.

BIOTALENT EU Conference: Tackling biodiversity challenges through innovative e-learning

Date 
Thursday, 18 May, 2017
Country 
Belgium
Organiser 
Community
Event type 
Meeting

 

BIOTALENT is a multilingual blended e-learning training programme to gain crucial skills and knowledge in biodiversity. Protecting life on earth in all its forms also involves introducing innovative ways to address pressing environmental issues of today. A strong investment in environmental education and a passion for science is therefore essential to this programme.

6th Global Botanic Gardens Congress

Date 
Monday, 26 June, 2017 to Friday, 30 June, 2017
Country 
Switzerland
Organiser 
Community
Event type 
Meeting

 

With the aim of stimulating discussion and innovative reflections on the role and relevance of botanic gardens in society, Botanic Gardens Conservation International and the Conservatory and Botanic Gardens of the City of Geneva would like to cordially invite you to the 6th Global Botanic Gardens Congress from 26 to 30 June 2017.

52nd German Society of Herpetology and Terrarium Science (DGHT) Annual Meeting

Date 
Wednesday, 28 September, 2016 to Sunday, 2 October, 2016
Country 
Germany
Organiser 
Community
Event type 
Meeting

The Lower Saxony State Museum Oldenburg and the regional Oldenburg-Friesland group of the German Society of Herpetology and Terrarium Science are organising the 52nd Annual Meeting on Herpetology and Terrarium Science, including the German Herpetologist Day. The meeting will occur from September 28th to October 2nd, 2016 at the State Museum of Nature and Man in Oldenburg, Germany.