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17 Jan 2019

The seven international winners - Habitat & Species: The evaluation of different restoration methods

Italian researchers from the University of Milano-Bicocca dedicated their QLA project to assessing the success of different restoration methods in quarries. Read more

15 Jan 2019

The seven international winners - Beyond quarry borders: restoring degraded wetland in France

Naturally functioning wetlands provide a variety of benefits and services for people's livelihoods and well-being. They are also extremely rich in biodiversity. It is all the more alarming that the degradation of wetland has become a global problem. Read more

14 Jan 2019

The seven international winners - Biodiversity Management: An international award for protecting micro-bats

Due to their appetite for insect pests, micro-bats are valuable assistants when it comes to securing and increasing agricultural and forest productivity. The financial value of their work is estimated to billions of dollars per year. Read more

11 Jan 2019

The seven international winners - Grand Prize: quarries as habitat for endangered pollinators

The alarming decline of populations of bees and other pollinators has gained more and more public attention over the last years. Actions need to be taken on all levels to stop and reverse this development. So the question arises: How can businesses contribute to the safeguarding of pollinators? Read more

10 Jan 2019

The seven international winners

The international winners of the fourth QLA edition have been awarded early December at the Royal Flemish Theatre in Brussels. Representatives of HeidelbergCement, industry, politics and nature conservation attended the ceremony. Read more

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