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ALTER-Net: A Long-Term Biodiversity, Ecosystem and Awareness Research Network

Europe’s ecosystem research network


Session 7.1

Europe’s urban health & equity challenge and the Sustainable Development Goals: Is there a nature-based solution?
Talk - Conor Kretsch
Europe's health & equity challenge and the post-2015 SDGs
Talk - Hans Keune, Katrin Goyvaerts & Benno Geertsma
Science, policy and practice of biodiversity, health and urbanisation: experience from establishing a community of practice in Belgium
Talk - Patrick ten Brink
Health and Social Benefits of Nature and Biodiversity Protection
Talk - Liz O'Brien
Improving the well-being of diverse and excluded communities through Nature Based Solutions in Britain
Talk - Liisa Tyrväinen, et al.
Nature for Health and Well-Being in Finland: results and recommendations from the Argumenta project 'Ecosystem Services and Human Health (2013-2014)'

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19-20 May 2015 plus pre-conference events on 18 May




Augustinian Monastery, Academiestraat 1,
Ghent, Belgium



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Sanna-Riikka Saarela & Timo Assmuth (SYKE, Finland)


Hans KeuneTessa Van Santen (INBO, Belgium)