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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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Description:
    Scope
    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.

    Aim
    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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