FINALIST EUROPEAN NATURA 2000 AWARD

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We are very happy to announce that the application entitled "Reinforcing the roles of remote sensing in Natura 2000 monitoring" presented by our colleague Ricardo Díaz-Delgado has been selected as a finalist of the European Natura 2000 award 2020 edition under Cross-border Cooperation and Networking category. As finalist, this proposal is eligible for the ‘European Natura 2000 Citizens' Award', the winner being decided by a public online vote. Feel free to share this initiative and if you would like to support it we kindly ask you to vote for it before 15 September 2020 at: https://natura2000award-application.eu/finalist/3126. In order to vote you should provide a valid email address in the webpage. A confirmation email will then be sent to the specified address with a link in the main body to be clicked in order to validate your vote. Only validated votes are counted. We sincerely thank you for your support and for spreading the news through your email lists, colleagues and social networks and media. This proposal is a result of the efforts made over the last years to transfer knowledge on the use of remote sensing in the conservation and monitoring of Natura 2000 protected areas. These efforts have contributed to the implementation of  the Eurosite Remote Sensing Support Group  and the publication of the book "The roles of remote sensing in nature conservation". All thanks to the collaboration between Eurosite and the Remote Sensing & GIS Lab and The Monitoring Team on Natural Resources and Processes of the Doñana Biological Station (EBD-CSIC).

 


https://natura2000award-application.eu/finalist/3126

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CILIFO: un proyecto para investigar y luchar contra los incendios forestales

La EBD-CSIC es uno de los 15 beneficiarios del proyecto Centro Ibérico para la Investigación y Lucha contra los Incendios Forestales (CILIFO), financiado en un 75% por el Programa de Cooperación Transfronteriza Interreg VA España – Portugal – POCTEP (2014-2020). CILIFO pretende reforzar y aunar la cooperación, los procedimientos de trabajo y la formación entre los dispositivos de Prevención y Extinción de Incendios Forestales en el área Alentejo – Algarve – Andalucía; promover la creación de empleo duradero y de calidad en la zona; reducir el coste económico de los incendios; mejorar la capacidad de respuesta ante los incendios forestales de las administraciones y autoridades implicadas en la lucha contra los mismos en las tres regiones participantes.

 


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