- Biodiversity in quarries
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Researcher:Jorge Meltzer Gómez-Escalonilla
Globally, bats are facing wide-ranging threats that are causing the decline in the populations of several species in Europe. Some of these global threats are habitat degradation, disturbances in breeding places or hibernaculums and loss of roosting sites.
Researcher:Álvaro Sánchez Pérez-Moneo
The project is aimed at generating a manageable and sustainable framework of biodiversity which is consistent with the reality of ‘La Medina’ quarry. It will provide a wide range of measures of biodiversity management during and after exploitation of the resource.
This project aims to facilitate improved communication and interaction between quarries and communities, with a focus on environmental rehabilitation on quarry sites. Community engagement provides benefits at every stage of a quarry’s life, for both the community and company.
Whatley Quarry has the advantage of a long-standing and progressive restoration scheme, incorporating woodland planting at various stages of development: existing semi-natural woodland incorporated into the scheme; established new stands of various ages; and, further planned planting as part of t
Hlavní řešenou otázkou tohoto projektu je: „Jaká biologicky cenná místa vznikají těžbou v Tovačovské štěrkovně.“ Naším cílem není tuto biodiverzitu jenom poznat, ale také do budoucna podpořit cílenými zásahy.
Researcher:Kwasi Boadu Ntiamoah
In Ghana, more than US$ 2 billion worth organic foodstuffs were wasted in 2012. About 1.3 billion tonnes of organic food produced globally is wasted annually according to FAO.
Researcher:Tatiana Trofimova/ Татьяна Трофимова
The project’s aim is to promote the ecological education among schoolers and local people of Slatsy settlement by attracting them to the territory of the quarry. To make the process both interesting and useful they will be involved into quest around the territory of the quarry.
Areas after exploatation, arising out of mining processes, are an interesting example of anropogenetic habitat, which can be use by some of rare species of amphibians and reptiles.
A group of pupils from Jessen Grammar School investigates the potential spawning grounds of the native amphibians moor frog (Rana arvalis), natterjack toad (B
Frogs act as an important indicator of environmental health due to their vulnerability to environmental stressors such as pollutants. It has been well documented that frogs are in decline both in Australia and internationally.