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Tuesday, 14 October 2008

2nd European Congress of Conservation Biology. Abstract submission is now open!


2nd European Congress of Conservation Biology; “Conservation biology and beyond: from science to practice”

The organisers (SCB – European section & Czech University of Life Sciences, Prague) would like to provide some information regarding the congress.

Authors are invited to submit abstracts of papers (speed presentations, oral presentations, posters or invited symposia presentations) according to the topics of the scientific programme (see below). Call for oral/poster abstracts is open from October 01, 2008 to January 31, 2009.

For submitting abstracts please use this link http://www.eccb2009.org/index.php/callforpapers

More information is available on the aforesaid congress Web site.
The general topic areas will cover many disciplines related to nature
conservation:

Alien and invasive species;
Artificial light and noise pollution;
Biodiversity and conservation in Non European Countries;
Biogeography;
Climate change and biodiversity;
Conservation at the science-policy interface;
Conservation capacity building;
Conservation genetics;
Conservation in a socio-economic context;
Conservation in agricultural landscapes;
Economics of biodiversity;
Ecosystem management: theory and practice;
Ecosystem services;
Education and outreach;
Ex-situ conservation;
Fire ecology and management;
Forestecology and management;
Freshwater and wetland ecology;
Game ecology and sustainable hunting;
Grassland ecology and management;
Habitat fragmentation and metapopulation dynamics;
Impact of transport infrastructures;
Inventory and monitoring;
Landscape ecology and conservation;
Marine conservation;
Methods and analytical tools;
Natura 2000;
Population ecology and conservation;
Protected areas: planning, design and management;
Recovery of endangered species ;
Risk assessment and uncertainty;
Scientists and managers: bridging the gap;
Spatial ecology and conservation;
Urban ecology and conservation;
Other _____________________

Please note that the call for Symposia & Workshops is now closed and a list of those accepted will be posted soon.
Established registration fees will be announced soon on the congress Web site.
Registration will open from November 01, 2008!!!

For more details about the congress please visit the website
www.eccb2009.org ( http://www.eccb2009.org/ ).
For general information or expressions of interest, please contact the
Congress Secretariat at conference@eccb2009.org.

We are looking forward to meet you in Prague!

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