Jesenske barve v talnih profilih

Posted by on Oct 15, 2014 in Knowledge transfer | No Comments

Sončne jesenske dni smo izkoristili za izkop talnih profilov na izbranih lokacijah. Strokovnjaki Kmetijskega inštituta Slovenije so opisali lastnosti tal ter odvzeli vzorce za laboratorijsko analizo. (foto: Tomaž Kralj) About Tomaž KraljWeb | More Posts (4)

Transnational workshop on “Sample Hectare”, 30th of Sept 2014

On the 30.09.2014 the project responsible discussed with 11 representatives of the Vorarlberg State administration the instrument “Sample Hectare”. The public administration was widely represented, including the head of departments of agrarian district authority, forestry, water management, nature and environmental protection, environment and food security, energy and climate protection, as well as representatives of the […]

New publication: International conference on balancing renewable energy and nature in the Alps

Posted by on Aug 27, 2014 in Knowledge transfer, Renewable energy | No Comments

The Alps have great potential as a source of renewable energy and could contribute significantly to mitigation of climate change. This role, however, may mean increasing pressure on nature. To develop strategies and tools for decision-making on renewable energy, the project brings together partners and representatives from nature conservation organisations, the energy industry, administration […]

Who cares about tomorrow´s world? Insights from behavioural economics: How to ensure a future world worth living in

While project focuses on reconciling biodiversity conservation and renewable energy development in the Alps, the project also needs to consider broader questions concerning the use of natural resources. Biodiversity conservation requires long-term commitments and inter-generational co-operation with people who have not even been born. How can today´s policy makers stimulate people to unselfishly co-operate […]

About Karin Svadlenak-Gomez

“I am passionate about nature and mountains, so it is quite satisfying to be involved in a project that seeks a balanced approach to using and protecting the diverse natural resources in the Alps.” _ Karin Svadlenak-Gomez, Research Institute of Wildlife Ecology, University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna, Lead Partner support in project management and public relations of the project

Publication on Renewable Energy and Ecosystem Services

How do Forest Biomass, Agricultural Biomass, Hydropower, Wind Energy, Photovoltaic and Geothermal Energy impact Ecosystem Services? Which importance do the specific energy sources actually have in the Alpine Area? Which are the main impact dimensions of each energy source and on which factors do they depend upon? Do scientific guidelines on environmental impacts address Ecosystem […]

About Richard Hastik

As a geographer it is interesting to be confronted with different views regarding the balance between preservation and use of natural resources in the Alps. _Richard Hastik, assisting in questions regarding ecosystem services and situation analysis