Fostering the European Science-Policy Interface on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services


Alternet brings together international natural and social science researchers from 21 European countries to integrate our understanding of biodiversity, ecosystems, and the services they provide to society and to create a platform for meaningful communication with policy-makers and the public.

Summer in Fall: Alternet Summer School 2021

After two years without an Alternet Summer School following last year’s cancellation, the 2021 Alternet Summer School–held this year in Autumn–was a vibrant and dynamic success.

SER Declaration: Scientists in Support of an Ambitious EU Nature Restoration Law

Alternet as an Association of scientific institutes strongly and wholeheartedly supports the SER-declaration: ‘Scientists in Support of an Ambitious EU Law for Nature Restoration’

AHIA Publication & Policy Brief

The 2019-2020 AHIA project “From meta-system theory to the sustainable, adaptive management of rivers in the Anthropocene” has yielded a new publication in Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment and a new policy brief.

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