Ecological Networks in the European Alps
The Ecological Continuum Initiative
How municipalities connect habitats in the Alps
|(11.02.2013) The Alps possess an especially large and valuable diversity of plants and animals; this can only continue if habitats are preserved and remain connected to one another. Municipalities can contribute to this in many ways: CIPRA has produced a short film for municipal representatives showing how to make use of these opportunities. To the full version of the film & more info...
Platform “Ecological network” of the Alpine Convention
Connectivity analysis for cross-border areas in the Alps
(30.8.2012) Which cross-border areas between Alpine countries are most relevant for further connectivity activities? To answer this question the Platform Ecological Network of the Alpine Convention has contracted an analysis.
Econnect's drive living on in recharge.green
(30.8.2012) Ecological connectivity in the Alps can only be maintained if the production of renewable energy is managed in line with nature protection. Some of the Econnect partners seized the opportunity given by the last call of the Alpine Space Programme to work out a project on this issue. They were successful and "recharge.green" is about to start on 1st October. More
About this website
This website offers you an overview on the connectivity topic, showing why, how and by whom the ecological networks in the Alps should be implemented (see section "The Alpine Ecological Network"). In the section "About us" three major initiatives aiming at the creation of an Alpine ecological network are presented. You can follow their current activities and download their products. Furthermore, the website offers you news and overview on events related to connectivity in the Alps in general. Most news are available in English, some also in German, French, Italian and Slovenian. Events and their descriptions are available in the respective language of the event. The section "Information services" offers access to publications, projects, experts, links, funding sources etc. Part of this information is available in several languages.