Re: Freshwater biodiversity conference

Members of the NBN network - particularly those concerned with the conservation of freshwater biodiversity - may be interested in a one-day conference at UCL on 20th September 2012.

Central themes of the conference will be:

* The scale of freshwater biodiversity loss
* The role of biodiversity in freshwater ecosystem functioning
* Pressures on the biodiversity of standing and running waters
* The importance of biodiversity to society
* Freshwater biodiversity and conservation policy
* Public understanding of freshwater biodiversity issues

Further information and registration for the conference can also be found by following the link below:



Richard Burkmar
Biodiversity Project Officer
Field Studies Council