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GeoPolicy: Responding to the EU Nature Restoration Law

GeoPolicy: Responding to the EU Nature Restoration Law

On 22 June 2022, the European Commission presented its proposal for the EU Nature Restoration Law with the aim to recover biodiverse and resilient nature across the EU. Like all new legislation, the EU Nature Restoration Law was proposed by the European Commission and underwent numerous rounds of feedback from the public, stakeholders, and organisations via the Commission’s Have your say pla ...[Read More]

Imaggeo On Monday: Križna jama

Imaggeo On Monday: Križna jama

The Križna jama Cave on the east side of the periodic Cerknica Lake in Slovenia is an underground karstic cave primarily famous as a rich site of bones of the extinct cave bear, Ursus speleus. The eight kilometer long cave is full of stalagmites and stalactites (sometimes called drip-stone decorations) and also boasts 50 underground lakes separated by sinter barriers through which crystal clear wa ...[Read More]

GeoPolicy: What’s new in 2022?

GeoPolicy: What’s new in 2022?

2021 was yet another year of uncertainty, with many changes and disruptions to our plans, activities, and goals. EGU’s science for policy programme was no exception to this with the Science for Policy Pairing Scheme and annual Science for Policy Event taking a back seat. We hope that 2022 will not only bring new activities but also rekindle those that were put on hold as a result of the pandemic. ...[Read More]

GeoTalk: what is the EGU Biodiversity Task Force? with Policy Manager Chloe Hill

GeoTalk: what is the EGU Biodiversity Task Force? with Policy Manager Chloe Hill

This week EGU announced the launch of an open call for members of a new Biodiversity Task Force to help EGU interact with European policymakers through it’s official Policy Priority Area ‘Biodiversity’. But what is a policy Task Force? What kind of work is involved? And are you eligible to apply to be a member? We sat down with EGU Policy Manager Chloe Hill to talk about the rece ...[Read More]