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 […]

The SAFEROAD project presents a video on amphibians and roads

Frogs, toads, salamanders and newts are Amphibians, a group of animals that is declining worldwide. Road collisions are one of the main causes of their mortality. The video examines the effectiveness of measures applied to reduce this mortality on roads. It was developed as part of the SAFEROAD project. The consultancy ALTERRA is the project leader, […]

Technical seminar on the conservation of European mink, a critically endangered species

The seminar was held in La Rioja, as part of the LIFE LUTREOLA SPAIN project. Several factors that affect the conservation of this critically endangered little mustelidae were analysed. Topics covered in the seminar included restoration of river habitats, the impact of hydraulic infrastructures, and reduction of road casualties. Members of the MINUARTIA team contributed […]