The Spiral Project Handbook: Effective interfaces between science, policy and society
The Spiral Project Handbook: Effective interfaces between science, policy and society was developed as part of the SPIRAL project. SPIRAL is an interdisciplinary research project that studies science-policy interfaces betwee...
Article Alert: Why do some institutional arrangements succeed? Voluntary protection of forest biodiversity in Southwestern Finland and of the Golden Eagle in Finnish Lapland
A new article published in the open access journal Nature Conservation and funded by BESAFE sister project BIOMOT attempts to explain what in practice motivates beneficiaries and stakeholders to protect biodiversity.The artic...
Report of the second stakeholder workshop
The report from the Second BESAFE Stakeholders Workshop that took place on 13–14 May 2014 in Brussels is now ready and available through the project’s Online Library.
The objective of the second workshop was to get feedbac...
Article alert: Initial population trends from a 5-year butterfly monitoring scheme
Journal of Insect Conservation (2014) doi: 10.1007/s10841-014-9644-6Wouter T. Staats, Eugenie C. ReganThe Irish Butterfly Monitoring Scheme started in 2007. The main objective of this study was to examine ini...
Preparation for the final BESAFE event is now under way
The preparatory work for the final BESAFE conference has now started and is picking up momentum.
The conference is planned as a joint BIOMOT/BESAFE event that will take plece on 10-11 June 2015. The event will include:
Job alert: Lecturer in Agro-ecology and Sustainable Agriculture (University of Reading, UK)
University of Reading is seeking to appoint a talented individual capable of undertaking internationally competitive research and dynamic teaching in the area of agro-ecology and sustainable agriculture. The opportunity arise...
Job alert: Associate Professor in Agro-ecology and sustainable agriculture (University of Reading, UK)
University of Reading is seeking to appoint a talented individual capable of leading internationally competitive research in the area of agro-ecology and sustainable agriculture. The opportunity arises because of the strategi...
Article alert: From supply to social demand: a landscape-scale analysis of the water regulation service
Landscape Ecology (2014) doi: 10.1007/s10980-014-0032-0Quintas-Soriano C, Castro AJ, García-Llorente M, Cabello J, Castro HWorldwide water managers and policy makers are faced by the increasing demands f...
Environment: Commission launches new platform to help resolve social conflicts over large carnivores
Europe's brown bear, wolf, wolverine, lynx – at least one of these species can now be found in 21 EU Member States. After a lengthy period of decline their numbers are growing once more, but coexistence with man can be probl...
Improving arguments for science policy dialogue: BESAFE second stakeholder meeting
Timely and adequate actions to protect nature depend on better science-policy dialogue. To translate biodiversity arguments for the all users of such information the EU –funded FP7 project BESAFE has called together a number ...
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