Brown bear uses adapted wildlife passages in Southern and Eastern European countries within the framework of the LIFE SAFE CROSSING project

The LIFE SAFE CROSSING project continues to implement mitigation measures to reduce the road-kill risk by large carnivores, and other wildlife species, in four regions of Europe: Majella and Abruzzo, Lazio and Molise national parks in Italy, Transylvania, Romania, northern Greece and Andalusia, Spain. Among the measures applied are the installation of fences and the […]

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 new wildlife overpass on the A2 motorway improves ecological connectivity

During 2016, a defragmentation action was carried out on the A2 motorway, which consisted of constructing a new structure to enhance ecological connectivity. The structure is an overpass designed exclusively to improve ecological connectivity in a strategic point of Girona province. One of the singularities of this defragmentation action, which compensates for the expansion of […]

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, […]