Hasselt University is organizing the first PhD course on the management of urbanized protected areas (UPAs) integrating expertise from different disciplines. The topic is methods and strategies to monitor and manage human impact on urbanized protected areas. Read more
The final conference of the LIFE VIMINE project will be held on 22-23 June 2017 in Venice. The project aims to define and implement a novel integrated approach to protect the most interior salt marshes of the northern lagoon of Venice, which are disappearing because of erosion processes originating mainly from human activities. Read more
The aim of the forum is to discuss ecosystem services approaches to manage natural capital in Northeast Asia. Furthermore, an attempt will be made to initiate potential collaboration projects with international partners for transboundary ecosystem conservation and sustainable use. Read more
The course examines how natural resources and biodiversity are increasingly being referred to as natural capital. It looks at the evolution of natural capital and ecosystem service (ESS) thinking, categories of ESS, case study examples, the advantages of an ESS approach, and critiques of using a utilitarian approach to nature.