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
Meeting on Mediterranean ponds in Sardinia (Italia),
( soon more information)
in French, German, Italian, Spanish, Serbian
Pond of the month. September 2014
The photo shows a freshwater rock pool
Such small temporary ponds
are issued from the erosion of limestone. This one hosts potentially several rare endemic species, as macrophytes or macrocrustacea.
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