Tenth global conference of members of the Partnership for Ecosystem Services (ESP)

From October 21 to 25, 2019, the 10th conference of the Partnership for Ecosystem Services was held in Hannover. The global conference brought together over 750 experts globally from Europe, Australia, South and North America, Africa and Asia.

The MULTIDIMENSION team participated by presenting both the results regarding the methods applied in the evaluation of ecosystems and ecosystem services, as well as through the offer of extended collaboration at European and global level on the day dedicated Market like organized by ESP.

In the Tarcu Mountains, a pen appeared recently. It is not a game of words, but the space that WWF-Romania prepares for the reintroduction of the european bison in the area, in a regime of semi-freedom and, subsequently, of complete freedom. ArmeniČ™ Commune from CaraČ™-Severin will be the first host of specimens of bison (Bison bonasus) coming from several European countries, following which, in a few years, it will live as an integrated wild species. The release of wisents in specially designed spaces (photo) will take place this year, in May and is part of the Rewilding Europe program – a unique initiative in Europe of the WWF (World Wide Fund for Nature) alongside Wild Wonders of Europe, Ark Nature and Conservation Capital. The program intends to have one million hectares of land abandoned temporarily or permanently or simply unused today, to be restored to wildlife Of the five model areas chosen, two – the Danube Delta and the Southern Carpathians – are on the territory of Romania.