Dialogue with regional stakeholders in Triglav National Park pilot area

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In Triglav National Park pilot area some project activities like stakeholders questionnaires analysis, assessment of available forest biomass, assessment of local biomass demands at local level, surveys on biodiversity and soil structure and modelling of the future scenarios for biomass use have been finished. The results were presented and discussed during three workshops for stakeholders in March […]

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About Alenka Petrinjak

Alenka Petrinjak, biologist, Project manager at Triglav National Park

Does the use of forest biomass for energy affect sustainability? Evidences from an experts´ survey

Overlapping circles model

A development project may be evaluated as sustainable if it is able to conciliate the three spheres of sustainability: environment, society and economy. Environmental sustainability can be defined as “a condition of balance, resilience, and interconnectedness that allows human society to satisfy its needs while neither exceeding the capacity of its supporting ecosystems to continue […]

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About Gianluca Grilli

Gianluca Grilli has an Ms in environmental economics. He is a PhD student in environmental engineering at the University of Trento, Italy. He works as a researcher at the Institute of Renewable Energy at Eurac. His main research interests are ecosystem services evaluation and management, GIS modeling and applied econometrics.

The Spatial Decision Support System

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The Spatial Decision Support System What is it the renewable energy potential in the Triglav Park (Slovenia), in the Mae and Mis Valley (north of Italy), in Leiblachtal (Voralberg) or in the Parco Naturale delle Alpi Marittime (north-west of Italy)? What is the impact on habitats for plants and animals? In order to answer to […]

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About Giulia Garegnani

Giulia Garegnani is an Environmental Engineering at European Academy of Bozen/Bolzano, in the north east of Italy. EURAC researchers are working on the renewable energy potential and the trade-off between production and ecosystem services.

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

A new version of the public goods game by Harvard University researchers demonstrates that, under democratic governance conditions, most people are willing to co-operate to conserve resources for the future. (Illustration by Nature)

While recharge.green 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 […]

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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 recharge.green project

First conference participation

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We presented the firsts results of the recharge.green project in an international scientific conference, held in Kaunas (Lithuania), on the 29th – 30th May. The conference was entitled “Economic evaluation of forest management sustainability” and the presentation showed the preliminary results of the Triglav National Park case study. The park was chosen for its objective […]

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About Gianluca Grilli

Gianluca Grilli has an Ms in environmental economics. He is a PhD student in environmental engineering at the University of Trento, Italy. He works as a researcher at the Institute of Renewable Energy at Eurac. His main research interests are ecosystem services evaluation and management, GIS modeling and applied econometrics.