Congress Themes

The congress was transdisciplinary and included a wide range of symposia tackling the themes below. It included all landscapes: marine, freshwater, and on land.

Changing disciplines

...sharing viewpoints, collaboration and trans-disciplinary approaches

Changing funding

...the increasing role of NGOs and businesses, the shifting balance of public and private

Changing expectations

...balancing competing demands with limited resources

Changing perceptions

...demographic shifts and new societal values

Changing rural-urban relationships

...flows of ecosystem services, urbanised rural landscapes

Changing conservation

...ecological networks and monitoring

Changing policy

...agricultural subsidy reform, bioenergy, spatial planning

Changing climate

...climate change mitigation and adaptation