1. Activities within SCB: The Society for Conservation Biology
The Soceity for Conservation Biology - Europe Section (SCB-ES), and especially its Policy and Communication Committees, is engaged in a broad range of policy-relevant activities and constant efforts to feed decision-makers with conservation knowledge and.
Science-policy dialogues touch a range of topics, including Green Infrastructure, wilderness in Europe, Roadless areas, Agri-Environmental Schemes but also international themes such as IPBES and the CBD.
As a member of the Policy Committee of SCB-ES (since 2010), the Board of Directors (BoD; since 2012) and the Communication Committee (Chair 2012-2015), I am involved in various activities - examples for which are brought below.
IPBES and the CBD
Agricultural areas, Grasslands, and the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP):
European-relevant messages on nature conservation
Dissemination of concepts and tools (press releases)
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2. Butterflies as bioindicators
The monitoring scheme in Israel: launched 2009
Migratory butterflies, the environment and climate change in Israel: The "Parparim" project
A unique educational program in cooperation for children in the USA, in cooperation with the JNF and the US fores services, spread so far among 79 schools (2010).