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The IUCN Red List of Ecosystems will participate in the 28th International Congress of Conservation Biology

The IUCN Red List of Ecosystems will participate, with two symposiums and a workshop, in the 28th International Congress of Conservation Biology (ICCB) that will take place in Cartagena, Colombia, from 23th to 27th days of July, 2017.

The International Congress of Conservation Biology (ICCB) is an important event that gathers researches, students, environmental educators, and other conservation parties in order to exchange ideas and talk about the existing connection between: the biodiversity conservation and sciences such as genetics, ecology, biogeography, anthropology, history, psychology, and economy, among others.

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On this 28th edition, the RLE will participate with two symposiums and a workshop, where the role of the RLE in international and national policies will be analyzed and new perspectives will be provided. To this effect, the strengths and weaknesses of the different approaches will be addressed to have a better integration of the efforts of the involved parties.

The RLE of the UICN will present the assessments carried out during the last years, the achieved accomplishments, and the future perspective in the two symposiums named: “New Tool for the Assessment and Monitoring of Ecosystems”, and “The Red Lists in Latin America: from National Efforts to a Regional Strategy”.

For the time being, only the general program of the event has been published, but further details about the presentations and the topics to be addressed will be shortly published as well.

For those interested, the date will be from the 23th to 27th days of July, 2017 in Cartagena, Colombia.

For further information/contact on the events of the RLE:

    Lucie Bland: l.bland@deakin.edu.au

    Irene Zager: izager@provitaonline.org

Official portal of the event: http://conbio.org/mini-sites/iccb-2017  

 

Written by: Marianna Collet C.

Translator: Carmen Quintero

Provita Jun 27, 2017

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