Tag: Living Labs

  • ALFAwetlands conference day 1: Excursion to the Hungarian side of the lake

    ALFAwetlands conference day 1: Excursion to the Hungarian side of the lake

    The ALFAwetlands conference was kicked off with a day outside, featuring an excursion to the Hungarian side of the Neusiedler lake and ALFAwetlands Austrian-Hungarian Living Laboratory. First, all the partners were welcomed by the National Park Neusiedler See Seewinkel, represented by Arno Cimadom, who shared many interesting facts about the natural dynamics and biodiversity of…

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  • ALFAwetlands Midterm Conference

    ALFAwetlands Midterm Conference

    ALFAwetlands Midterm Conference coming soon! It will take place between 21-24.05.2024 at Lake Neusiedl – Seewinkel National Park Visitor Center, Illmitz, Austria. The Conference aim is to review the progress of ALFAwetlands implementation, present and exchange current results and discuss further plans; interact with local stakeholders and broader public, raise awareness about the importance of…

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  • Peatlands in Finland: characteristics and restoration methods

    Peatlands in Finland: characteristics and restoration methods

    Article image: Undrained spruce swamp growing dense tree stand and bilberry on the top of one meter peat in Southern Finland. Photo credit: Hannu Nousiainen. Finland is a country of not only forests but also peatlands. In fact, Finland has approximately 9 million hectares of peatlands, covering about almost a third of the total land area. Peatlands play an…

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  • ALFAwetlands Living Lab in Belgium

    ALFAwetlands Living Lab in Belgium

    One of the ALFAwetlands Living Labs that supports and integrates interdisciplinary research, is the Living Lab in Belgium, managed by EVINBO. Fragmented wetland habitat The region of Flanders is situated in the northern part of Belgium and covers 13,522 km2. With almost 75% of its wetlands lost since the 1950s, Flanders ranks highest amongst the…

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  • Co-creation experience of the Rampillon Living Lab site

    Co-creation experience of the Rampillon Living Lab site

    Tackling non-point source pollution in intensive agricultural area, near Paris, faces several barriers. In order to stimulate communication between stakeholders, ALFAwetlands partner: INRAE in cooperation with AQUI’Brie: association to protect ground water resources developed tools and serious game to support participatory approaches. Objectives The objectives were to test tools that would facilitate dialogue on diffuse…

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  • Living lab site – Öland, Sweden

    Living lab site – Öland, Sweden

    The Swedish Living Lab within the ALFAwetlands project is the island of Öland, situated in the Baltic Sea just off the southeast coast of Sweden. Introduction Covering a surface area of 1,342 square kilometres and home to approximately 26,600 inhabitants, Öland is connected to the Swedish mainland by the Öland Bridge, constructed in 1972. The…

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  • Meet Stockholm Resilience Centre, ALFAwetlands’ Swedish partner

    Meet Stockholm Resilience Centre, ALFAwetlands’ Swedish partner

    ALFAwetlands consists of a team of experts from 14 different organisations and 1 affiliated entity spanning 10 EU countries. One of them is Stockholm University’s international hub for sustainability science, Stockholm Resilience Centre. About Stockholm Resilience Centre Founded in 2007 as a joint initiative between Stockholm University and the Beijer Institute of Ecological Economics at…

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  • INRAE-ALFAwetlands partner from France

    INRAE-ALFAwetlands partner from France

    ALFAwetlands consortium includes 2 partner organisations from France. One of them is INRAE, the French National Research Institute for Agriculture, Food and Environment. About INRAE Created on January 1, 2020, INRAE is a major player in research and innovation. INRAE carries out targeted research and resulted from the merger of INRA and IRSTEA organisations. It…

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  • Living lab site – the Nature Reserve Confluent

    Living lab site – the Nature Reserve Confluent

    ALFAwetlands Living lab France consists of several sites, one of them is Living Lab site Toulouse or Confluent. Please also read: Living Lab site in French Pyrenees Introduction Small man-managed wetlands are scattered throughout the picturesque landscape of France. These wet areas contribute to the country’s natural beauty and ecological diversity. These wetlands, serve as…

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