Ecosystem

Innovation: Securing The Future Of The Freshwater Pearl Mussel In Great Britain

Last update: 02.10.2013
Pre-Demo
Expected results: 1. A reduction of nutrient and sediment input from diffuse sources by improving the riparian land management in at least five river catchments (Dee, South Esk, Ehen, Evelix and Afon Eden). This will include the promotion of enhanced riparian land management techniques with at least 120 land-managers; 2. [...]

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Innovation: Role Of Biodiversity In climate change mitigatioN

Last update: 26.08.2013
Pre-Demo
ROBIN delivers: • Improved understanding of the role of biodiversity in climate change mitigation; participatory-driven strategies & tools for climate change mitigation; assessments of the risks & uncertainties associated with climate change mitigation options. • Strategies and tools for climate change mitigation. • Assessments of the risks and uncertainties associated [...]

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Innovation: Recuperación Ambiental Del Territorio Fluvial; Espacio Vital Del Visón Europeo (Mustela Lutreola)

Last update: 14.08.2013
Pre-Demo
The project is expected to achieve an integral improvement of the fluvial ecosystem that will lead to the recovery and increase in population of the European mink, together with a decrease in its main threats. Oxbow lakes, wetlands, floodplains, river forests and river beds will be restored as part of [...]

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Innovation: Tarnava Mare SCI: Saving Transylvanias Important Pastoral Ecosystems

Last update: 12.08.2013
Demo
Outcome of innovative GIS-mapping. Our specialists used the detailed GIS mapping (focussing on S- and SW-facing with more than 20 degree inclination) to identify 5979 surfaces with the correct aspect and inclination as potential target habitats. Of these, a process of elimination and consolidation of surfaces led to reduction of [...]

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Innovation: Preservation And Restoration Of Base-Rich To Alkaline Fens In Brandenburg

Last update: 09.08.2013
Pre-Demo
The goal is to stabilize the water level on or slightly above ground level, in order to prevent further peat mineralization. To achieve this, the drainage systems have to be deactivated. On moderately to strongly sloped fens it is necessary to fill up the drainage ditches completely. The filling material [...]

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Innovation: Managing Forests For Multiple Purposes: Carbon, Biodiversity And Socio-Economic Wellbeing

Last update: 09.08.2013
Pre-Demo
The project aims to test and verify in the field the effectiveness of different forest management options in meeting multiple objectives (including production, protection and biodiversity). It will address these issues in different test areas, from production to protected forests, including Natura 2000 sites and priority habitats and species. Expected [...]

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Innovation: Near-Natural River And Flood Plain Development Of The River Ems At Einen – River Dynamics And Habitat Diversity

Last update: 08.08.2013
Pre-Demo
The hydromorphological conditions of the River Ems and its floodplains near Einen will be developed close to nature on a distance of about 4 km, including the mouth areas of the tributaries. As a result, the habitats of the brook lamprey (Lampetra planeri), the spined loach (Cobitis taenia) and the [...]

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Innovation: Restoration And Public Access Of Urban Coastal Meadow Complex In Parnu Town

Last update: 07.08.2013
Pre-Demo
Expected results: - Reeds and bushes cleared from 220 ha of coastal meadow habitat; - 50 ha of coastal lagoons restored; - Grazing infrastructure established (two shelters, fences); - A species action plan developed and implemented; - Closure of access to motorised vehicles (in two places) and the risk of [...]

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