Research School for Socio-Economic and
Natural Sciences of the Environment
Research School for Socio-Economic and
Natural Sciences of the Environment
Agenda

International Symposium Nature Conservation - From Fundamental Knowledge to Sustainable Conservation of Nature

Date: 26 September 2016
Time: 14:30 - 18:45
Location: Room C2050/C2051, Orion Building Wageningen University Campus

On the 29th of September 2016, Prof. Georgina Mace will receive the Dr A.H. Heineken Prize for Environmental Sciences. She receives this prize for developing scientific criteria for the world’s most comprehensive list of threatened species and for establishing priorities for nature conservation. Moreover, she has made a major contribution to the notion that healthy ecosystems and biodiversity are natural capital that render important services to humans, which is now a central concept in the nature management debate.

This symposium will stand in the light of Georgina Mace receiving this prize. More specifically it will focus on the role of science in the conservation of nature, how it has changed in time and how it should change to contribute in an optimal way to sustainable conservation of nature.

> More information