To exchange information on pond ecology and conservation between researchers, managers and practitioners.
To promote understanding of pond ecology by encouraging the development and coordination of fundamental and applied research.
To raise the profile of ponds and guide national and supra-national policies for their protection.
To promote effective practical pond conservation.
To disseminate information on the importance, attractiveness and conservation of ponds to the people.
joint research programmes
joint management of the knowledge
dissemination and communication activities
Symposium on Mediterranean temporary ponds in Sassari (Sardinia, Italia),
15, 16, 17 April 2015.
(see more on
the web site
in French, German, Italian, Spanish, Serbian
Pond of the month. October 2014
The photo shows an alpine pond
Such ponds are mostly natural
. They host many boreo-alpine species, typical of high altitude.
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