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2nd International Conference on "Progress in Marine Conservation in Europe 2009"

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    Eventtype: Conference/Workshop
    Period: 2009-11-02 - 2009-11-06
    Location: Stralsund, Germany

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  • German federal agency for nature conservation (BfN), more, organiser
  • German Oceanographic Museum, more, partner
  • German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU), more, sponsor

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    The conference covers current marine nature conservation issues in Europe aimed at a wide range of participants such as policy makers, conservation managers, scientists and inter- and non-governmental organizations. This 2nd conference is the continuation of the successful initial conference in 2006 and offers a regular international forum for in-depth discussion of new and emerging issues in this field.
    Attendance is limited to 250 participants.

    Invited presentations of scientists, conservation managers, policy makers, IGOs and NGOs will focus on:

    • Reviewing the current status of the implementation of European marine protected area networks with regard to the 2010 marine conservation aims;
    • Assessing progress, success and problems encountered in the management of anthropogenic impacts and climate change;
    • Discussing the necessary first steps towards meeting the biodiversity aims of the new European Marine Strategy Directive.

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