Presentation on measures to promote ecological connectivity at the DINNALP CONNECT conference

On 6 and 7 June, the conference on ecological connectivity DINALPCONNECT, organized by the Agricultural Institute of Slovenia within the framework of the Interreg ADRION DINALPCONNECT project, took place in Velenje, Slovenia. This conference offered researchers and professionals the opportunity to exchange knowledge on various aspects of ecological connectivity. These included spatial analysis for the […]

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 […]

Richard Forman presents a safe and more sustainable vision of road transport

On 3 May, Richard Forman from Harvard University, author of important works such as “Landscape Ecology” and “Road Ecology”, gave a presentation on hisrecent work in the field of ecology and planning of urban areas. The presentation took place at the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment in Madrid as part of a meeting of the Working Group on Habitat Fragmentation Caused by Transport Infrastructure. Minuartia providestechnical support for this working group. In this lecture, Dr. Forman presented his vision for a new, safer transport system that would significantly reduce the impacts of roads on the environment (accidents, pollution, noise, habitat fragmentation, etc.). Thisfuturistic vision of a road network was described in a recent paper […]