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An ERA-NET in Biodiversity Research

Acronym: BiodivERsA
Period: May 2005

Institutes (11)  Top 
  • French Foundation for Research on Biodiversity (FRB)
  • Belgian Science Policy (BELSPO), more
  • German Research Foundation (DFG), more
  • Nederlandse Organisatie voor Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek (NWO), more
  • The Research Council of Norway (RCN), more
  • Ministério da Ciência e da Tecnologia; Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT), more
    • Resende, Catarina
  • Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competiveness (MINECO), more
  • Swedish Environmental Protection Agency (SEPA)
  • Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA), more
  • Joint Nature Conservation Committee (JNCC)
  • Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), more

Biodiversity scientific research has demonstrated that the loss and degradation of ecosystem services are accelerating at an unprecedented rate and at a global scale. These damages impact not only the natural world but also human society. It is therefore imperative that biodiversity science receives the support it needs to offer practical solutions to these major problems. BiodivERsA comes in response to this need in building a dynamic, sustainable platform to identify the most pressing strategic issues for biodiversity. It supports and promotes excellence in biodiversity research that is relevant to biodiversity policy and management, at a European transnational scale.

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