In this section, BIOTraCES will keep you up to date with the latest news on biodiversity and societal transformation.
Join us for a coffee chat with Rosalie van Dam, a social scientist from the Wageningen Environmental Research at Wageningen University and Research (WUR). Along with her colleagues Roel During and Judith Westerink, she coordinates the EU research project BIOTraCes.
Six new schoolyards in Vitoria-Gasteiz are being naturalised this summer For several years now, the educational community has been transforming schoolyards into more inclusive, co-educational, sustainable, and greener spaces. The overall goal: To turn them into social meeting points and an expanded space for learning and education. Based on naturalisation interventions,
By Fintan Burke
An ethnoecologist has spent 15 years working with herders in his native Hungary and elsewhere to see how their ‘traditional ecological knowledge’ and biodiversity goals can work together to develop a tradition-based grazing system that is good for animals and other species..
By Juan F. Samaniego
The BIOTraCes project studies local, innovative ways to heal the relationship between nature and human societies. Expansion of agriculture, growing urbanisation, modification of water regimes, or pollution are the main causes behind the loss of biodiversity. The solution to it also lies within human societies, but it may be hidden in ancient, almost forgotten knowledge.
Biodiversity affects all aspects of life on Earth. This year’s International Biodiversity Day celebrates the restoration and conservation actions taken for nature.
BIOTraces officially started on Dec 1, 2022