"SOS Proteus” International meeting in 2022

The 4th “SOS Proteus” international meeting is dedicated to conservation of proteus and its habitat facing climate change challenges and to the 260th anniversary of the first scientific description of Proteus anguinus by Joannes Antonius Scopoli.
Experts on Proteus, speleobiology, karstology, water quality, herpetology, conservation and public outreach will give a short lecture or poster to present their experiences, methods and solutions, and/or to participate in the discussion within topics of the two days meeting:

• Conservation status of Proteus and subterranean fauna, groundwater and karst
• New methods and conservation actions, best practice and public outreach
• Climate change challenges in groundwater ecosystems
• Negative anthropogenic pressures in karst landscape, emergency responses, action plans
• Veterinary challenges in conservation of Proteus

The meeting is organized in partnership with the Speleovivarium Trieste, Speleological Society Adriatic, Natural History Museum Trieste, Municipality of Trieste, and Tular Cave Laboratory, under the patronage of the Italian Ministry for Ecological Transition, European Commission, Italian Speleological Society, Friuli Venezia Giulia Region, Regional Speleological Federation F.V.G., and with the support of CRTrieste Fundation.                                             

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Last Updated on Friday, 30 September 2022 14:22