Drafting of an environmental study for the improvement of land connectivity. Permeabilization of infrastructures. La Múnia – Marmellar

As part of the green infrastructure development projects promoted by the Catalan Government and commissioned by Infraestructures.Cat, the environmental study has been carried out on improvement of land connectivity for the permeabilization of infrastructures around La Múnia and Marmellar with the technical assistance of Minuartia. In this sector, straddling the Alt and Baix Penedés regions, […]

Participation in the ‘International Conference on Ecology and Transportation’ in Utah

The biennial ‘International Conference on Ecology and Transportation’ (ICOET) was held on 14-18 May in Salt Lake City (Utah, USA). Carme Rosell, director of MINUARTIA, was invited to participate in the opening session. She encouraged cooperation between professionals in the transport sector, and the conservation of biodiversity to help in ‘harmonizing transportation and nature’; the […]

Participation in an international conference on ecology and transport

Experts from Minuartia attended the International Conference on Ecology and Transportation that is organised every two years by INFRA ECO NETWORK EUROPE, and was held in Lyon, France in 2016. Ferran Navàs, Carme Rosell and Marina Torrellas gave various papers and presented a poster on different projects related to wildlife passages, factors that affect the […]

Good participation in the Second International Forum on Ecological Restoration

The International Forum held in Madrid and organized by the company Creando Redes was a place to exchange views and experiences on ecological restoration among the various stakeholders involved in this area. This Edition focused on subjects related to the green economy, public-private collaboration, habitat banking, and prioritization in restoration, among others. MINUARTIA participated as […]

Barcelona seminar on how to integrate nature into the city

The discussion took place at the Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona (CCCB), as part of the course “Biophilic cities. Regenerating the city through renaturing”, organized by the Consorci de la Universitat Internacional Menéndez Pelayo Barcelona (CUIMPB) – Centre Ernest Lluch. MINUARTIA took part in the course with a presentation by Carme Rosell on the […]

Maintenance of roads and biodiversity at the ICOET conference in America

The International Conference on Ecology and Transportation (ICOET) was held in Raleigh (North Carolina, United States) from 20 to 24 September, and brought together experts from around the world. Carme Rosell, from MINUARTIA, gave a presentation entitled Enhancing Wildlife Conservation in Road Corridors by Applying Best Maintenance Practices, which summarized the results of an analysis […]

The first ‘Handbook of Road Ecology’ has been published, bringing together the knowledge of authors from around the world

The drafting of the Handbook involved a hundred authors from 25 countries. Among them are researchers from Universities and research centres, as well as recognized experts on the topic from around the world. This mixed team can transfer scientific knowledge to concepts that apply to the planning, implementation, and management of transport infrastructures. The chapter ‘Wildlife […]

Carme Rosell of Minuartia joins the Steering Committee of the Infra Eco Network Europe

IENE Infra Eco Network Europe is an European network that is comprised of experts, authorities and research centres across Europe working in the field of habitat fragmentation caused by transport infrastructure. Currently headquartered in Sweden, IENE promotes cooperation between countries to develop a safe and sustainable transport network taking care for the conservation of biodiversity […]