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7th ​Planta Europa Conference​

www.plantaeuropa.net

Orthodox Academy of Crete and Museum of Cretan Flora Kolympari, Chania, Crete, Greece, May 21 - 25, 2014
CONFERENCE GOALS
Deforestation, habitat alteration, unsustainable harvests, overgrazing, the climate change, the introduction of non-native plants, political indifference and public unawareness are just some of the leading causes of declining wild plant diversity and populations worldwide.  It is widely accepted that the Earth is entering a severe ecological crisis and the life support system on our planet is in danger. This 7th Planta Europa conference aims at bringing together environmental stake holders, scientists, theologians, scholars, politicians, sociologists, farmers, specialists and amateurs to exchange information and insights to promote actions for supporting plant conservation activities and for  building knowledge about plant conservation and their sustainable use. Planta Europa conferences focus on the need for a human response to plant diversity loss and unsustainable utilization of biodiversity in general.  It affirms human responsibility for the well being of the Earth and the vast communities of Life. The goal of the conference is to create a multi-disciplinary and international forum for information and knowledge exchange among all friends of plants who are conscious of their responsibility toward a more sustainable future for wild plant diversity and population.

PLANTA EUROPA FOUNDATION AND THE ORTHODOX ACADEMY OF CRETE INVITE PAPERS ON THE FOLLOWING 13 THEMES
  1. TAXONOMY AND WILD PLANT BIOLOGY
  2. ECOSYSTEM SERVICES AND BIODIVERSITY
  3. ECO-THEOLOGY AND PLANT ETHICS
  4. CLIMATE CHANGE AND PLANTS PRESERVATION
  5. IN-SITU AND EX-SITU CONSERVATION
  6. EDUCATION AND CAPACITY BUILDING
  7. PROTECTED AND RESERVED AREAS, IPAS
  8. HERBARIUM, MUSEUMS AND BOTANIC GARDENS
  9. SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT
  10. INVASIVE SPECIES
  11. MODELS AND ISSUES OF SUSTAINABLE USE OF PLANTS:  EDIBLE, COMMERCIAL, MEDICINAL, AROMATIC, PHARMACEUTICAL AND TOURISM.
  12. POLITICS AND EU CONSERVATION STRATEGY
  13. SOCIAL MEDIA AND INFORMATION
  14. AWARENESS, BEST PRACTICES, AND AD HOCS


IMPORTANT DATES:
Abstract Submission Deadline: December 30th, 2013
Author Notification: January 15, 2014
Final Manuscript Due: April 2, 2014

GRANT INFORMATION: 
Application deadline: January 31st, 2014

Result announcements: February 15, 2014

 

FURTHER INFORMATION: 
Please check Planta Europa website: www.plantaeuropa.net


CONTACT PERSONS:

 

  • Dr. Lucas Andrianos

Tel. +30-2824022500; Fax: +30-2824022060
E-mail: [email protected]

 

  • Dr. Jan Willem Sneep

Tel.: (+31 70) 3785255

E-mail: [email protected]