Managing Aquatic Biodiversity
from local to global – an EU perspective
AQUACROSS consortium 2016: Managing aquatic biodiversity: from local to global – an EU perspective. Introducing the EU research project AQUACROSS.
This brief highlights the links between EU policy objectives and global targets for sustainable development, centring on aquatic ecosystems. It describes current research within the EU Horizon 2020 project AQUACROSS (Knowledge, Assessment and Management for AQUAtic Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services aCROSS policies), focusing on an integrative approach – ecosystem-based management (EBM) of aquatic ecosystems – to understand and balance common social, economic, and environmental objectives towards a more sustainable future. The brief is available for download.
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European Commission, Directorate-General Research & Innovation (DG Research & Innovation), International
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GROWING PRESSURES ON AQUATIC BIODIVERSITY
LINKING EU POLICY TO GLOBAL GOALS
ECOSYSTEM-BASED MANAGEMENT (EBM)
AQUACROSS: EU AQUATIC BIODIVERSITY RESEARCH
AQUACROSS - EU BIODIVERSITY STRATEGY LINKS
freshwater, coastal, marine, ecosystems, resilience, EU 2020 Biodiversity Strategy, nature conservation aquatic biodiversity, ecosystem-based management, Europe, H2020, assessment framework, policy targets, sustainabilityEuropeecosystem services assessment, forecasting, economic valuation, participatory scenarios, risk assessment
Gómez et al. (2016) The AQUACROSS Innovative Concept. Deliverable 3.1, European Union's Horizon 2020 Framework Programme for Research and Innovation grant agreement No. 642317.
Gómez et al. (2016) Developing the AQUACROSS Assessment Framework. Deliverable 3.2, AQUACROSS, European Union's Horizon 2020 Framework Programme for Research and Innovation Grant Agreement No. 642317.