A Global Strategy for Sustainable Transport and other Linear Infrastructure

Press release April 2021 Roads, railways, power-lines and other linear infrastructures are major threats to biodiversity globally. Yet they are also essential to meet the demands of growing populations. Urgent decisions and targeted actions are needed to ensure that the current very rapid increase in linear infrastructure — particularly in the world’s most biodiverse regions […]

2020: Life Lines

Linear Infrastructure Networks with Ecological Solutions The following declaration has been improved and approved by the participants of the IENE 2020 international conference. Download : IENE Final Declaration 2020

IENE General Assembly

IENE General Assembly and IENE Award Ceremony are scheduled on Wednesday 13 January 2021, from 3:30 pm to 6:20 pm (CET time), online. The General Assembly takes place within the frame of the IENE International Conference https://www.iene2020.info/. For Iene Members : to receive the login link and participate in the General Assembly, complete the following […]

Webinar Series : Infrastructure and nature

The Infrastructure and Nature Pavilion will be convened at the 2021 IUCN World Conservation Congress by a coalition of more than 20 organizations, including IENE. Engaging the business, finance, and conservation communities, the Pavilion will showcase how we can deliver new and necessary infrastructure while restoring biodiversity, building resilience, and creating a just and carbon-neutral […]

IENE International Conference – January 12-14 2021

The IENE international conference “LIFE LINES – Linear Infrastructure Networks with Ecological Solutions” has been postponed and will take place ONLINE from January 12 to 14, 2021. The program will be kept as close as possible to that initially planned, with the exception of field trips and social events (gala dinner and welcome cocktail) which […]

A new Chairman and Vice-Chairman for the Scientific and Expert Committee

Andreas Seiler (Grimsö Wildlife Research Station and the Swedish Biodiversity Center, both at the Swedish University of Agriculture) and Edgar van der Grift (Alterra, Wageningen University and Research Institute, Wageningen, The Netherlands) have been elected Chairman and Vice-Chairman of the Scientific and Expert Committee of IENE for the next two years Andreas Seiler Andreas participated […]

IENE at 14th COP of CBD, Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt

IENE participated at the 14th COP of CBD,  Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt: –          As sponsor at the Sustainable Infrastructure Day at the Rio Conventions Pavilion on Saturday, November 17, 2018, and with the presentation “Combating fragmentation in Europe” at the session “Wild Highways: Designing infrastructure to maintain nature’s flows and secure connectivity”. A coverage from Earth […]

2018: Connecting Europe, connecting Nature

Building bridges and crossing borders for the defragmentation of Europe The following declaration has been improved and approved by the participants of the IENE 2018 international conference. Download IENE Final Declaration 2018 (pdf)

November 26-28, 2018:

Human-nature interactions workshop Bolzano/Bozen, Italy

Award winners 2018

The winner of IENE awards of 2018 is Marleen Moelants (personal award) and the Brazilian project Anteaters and Highways (project award).