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21 Jan 2019

The seven international winners - Connecting Quarries & Communities: a former quarry as a place to enjoy nature

Thanks to a QLA team, exploring nature while going for a walk is now possible in a former quarry in Great Britain. The project group put a lot of effort into building a self-guided biodiversity trail with interpretation panels, notice boards and benches. Read more

18 Jan 2019

The seven international winners - Biodiversity & Education: Communicating Boxes

Spanish students and their teachers chose a creative approach to biodiversity in quarries. After thorough research, they prepared wooden boxes as display cabinets. Read more

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

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