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Freshwater mollusk research & conservation

Bridging the gap between freshwater mollusk research and conservation in the Old and New World Conservation of freshwater mollusks is essential to maintain the important ecosystem functions and services they provide. Nonetheless, they are at risk as evidenced by their rapid and extensive global decline due to multiple causes, mainly of anthropic o...

EMBS53: CALL FOR ABSTRACT

17-21 September 2018 (Ostend, Belgium) From 17 till 21 September 2018, the Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ) and LifeWatch Belgium will be organizing the 53rd edition of the European Marine Biology Symposium (EMBS53) in Ostend, Belgium. The EMBS53 Organizing & Scientific Committee are pleased to welcome your abstract submissions for oral paper...

The First General Assembly of the new JRU LW-ITA

Friday 15 December 2017, the General Assembly of the Joint Research Unit LifeWatch-Italy (JRU LW-ITA) met in Rome, at the National Research Council headquarters, for the first time since its recent renewal. Established by nine members in 2010, the JRU LW-ITA counts thirty-one members today, among those the National Research Council (coordinator), ...

Reshaping biodiversity & ecosystem research

At the occasion of "Ecology across Borders", BES, GFÖ, NecoV and EEF joint annual meeting (Ghent, 11-14 December 2017), LifeWatch-ERIC presented itself to the wide European ecological community. About 1500 scientists and researchers from all over Europe gathered in Belgium to share and discuss key topics in the field of ecology, biodiversity and e...

First Italian Citizen Science Conference | Outcomes

The massive participation of researchers in the First Italian Citizen Science Conference (Rome, November 23-25, 2017) confirmed the great interest raised by the topic and by the prospects of developing the new approach to science it proposes in Italy. Even though Citizen Science finds applications in many scientific areas, it finds its largest suc...