The event was the fifth workshop in a series on the topic of fish protection and downstream migration financed by the Federal Environment Agency (UBA) and organised by Ecologic Institute.
The workshop focused on the exchange of experiences with implemented measures and information about ongoing or planned research projects on the subject of fish protection and downstream fish migration. The workshop...Read more
On 3 July 2014, a workshop was held in Berlin (Germany) to discuss biodiversity narratives and their implications for international cooperation as well as possibilities to improve the considerations of such narratives in German development policy. Organized by Ecologic Institute in cooperation with the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), the workshop assembled 19 representatives from the fields of research and...Read more
The pressure on land resources to provide biomass for food, feed, material and energy is increasing. As the products are traded globally the related environmental and social impacts elsewhere are hardly visible and regionally decoupled.
Land footprints and their impact-oriented extensions can provide a useful assessment of consumption related environmental impacts on land.
While the first area-based indicators, i.e. indicators using hectares...Read more
The MILESECURE 2050 Energy Day in Brussels will present major findings from the research project thus far. Members of the consortium, Giancarlo Cotella (POLITO) and Gabriele Quinti (LSC), will present position papers on energy security trends in Europe and sociological drivers in energy transitions. Ecologic Institute contributed key research to these reports. The presentations will launch a discussion among policy...Read more
Funded by the National Climate Initiative (NKI) of the Federal Environment Ministry (BMUB), the sixth meeting of the scientific support working group for the municipalities taking part in the project "Master Plan for 100% Climate Change Mitigation" was held on 14 and 15 May 2014 at the seaside resort of Warnemünde.
The working group meeting was hosted by the City of...Read more
On 18 June 2014, a project workshop entitled "Biodiversity and development - Different biodiversity narratives and their implications for international cooperation" took place in Quito (Ecuador), organized by Ecologic Institute in cooperation with the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ). A diverse mix of perspectives was represented at the workshop, including individuals from...Read more