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Rising subscription to the Declaration “Scientists in Support for an Ambitious EU Nature Restoration Law”

The Declaration Sicentists in support for an ambitious European Nature Restoration Law was agreed as a main output of SERE2021 Conference, held on-line and coordinated from Alicante University, earlier this September. The Declaration is now gaining momentum with 780 subscribers (as of 1.10.2021) and the support of several institutions and organisations. SER Europe continues its […]Read More
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Experts from around the world address the challenges of ecological restoration at the University of Alicante #SERE2021

The XII European Conference on Ecological Restoration will be held online at the UA between September 7th and 10th The meeting coincides with the discussion about a future European Restoration Law that the European Commission is developing within the framework of the European Biodiversity Strategy for 2030 Alicante (Spain) Monday, September 6, 2021 The meeting […]Read More
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Opinion article: “Better monitoring of the benefits of ecosystem restoration in Europe is urgently needed”, By Holly Brooks (UNEP-WCMC) and Nancy Ockendon (Endangered Landscapes Programme)

Better monitoring of the benefits of ecosystem restoration in Europe is urgently needed Summary: Despite growing awareness of the importance of ecosystem restoration and its potential to deliver benefits for nature and people, a recent review by UNEP-WCMC, the Endangered Landscapes Programme and BirdLife Europe and Central Asia found a surprising lack of evidence describing […]Read More
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On-line course: “Ecosystem Restoration and the UN Decade”

In this self-paced course you will learn to develop a step-by-step ecosystem restoration plan and apply effective restoration solutions in your national and subnational context. SER International Director Bethanie Walder spoke at the course presentation available on this video (Minute 19:24) For more information and to enrol to this on-line course starting on 3rd September […]Read More
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Annual Report 2020 approved by SERE Board and on-line

The Annual Report 2020 of SERE has been approved by the Board of Directors and now it is available on-line at this link, as well as at the section with all annual reports. 2020 was a unique and atypical year for all ther World, and for SERE, of course. However, we have made an effort […]Read More
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SERE participates on new publication: “Handbooks to Improve the Birds and Habitats Directives Implementation”

SERE has been part of the team producing two new handbooks on Evidence‐based Improvements in the Birds and Habitats Directives Implementation (E-BIND) commissioned by the European Parliament. The handbooks focus on Guidance for improving the availability of data and information on species, habitats and sites (Focus area A) and Scientific support for successful implementation of […]Read More
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SERE at the European Commission meeting on Impact Assessment of EU binding Ecological Restoration targets towards 2030

This first stakeholder workshop happened in parallel to the currently public consultation on Ecological restoration Targets open up to April 5th 2021. SERE was represented in this first workshop by Jordi Cortina (Chair) and Kris Decleer (Board member). Future stakeholder meetings will be dedicated to definitions, engagement, financing and implementation of directives, with no fixed […]Read More