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CONECT-e: Petra Benyei’s workshop on the citizen science innovation in agroecology

On the 24th of November, Petra Benyei (PhD. in Environmental Sciences at UAB, 2020) was invited by ESSRG’s researchers, Alexandra Czeglédi and Borbála Lipka, to introduce the Spanish citizen science platform called  CONECT-e in an internal workshop. Participants from ESSRG and the Hungarian Seed House (Magház), Védegylet and the Hungarian Permaculture Association (MAPER) joined her on Zoom.

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We made a podcast series about biodiversity!

The episodes are about the decline of pollinator populations,  transformative change for sustainability, nature-based solutions in cities, ecological restoration, the Common Agricultural Policy of the EU, and about Eklipse Mechanism itself.

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How much is nature worth?

The Greenfo podcast features our senior research fellow Eszter Kelemen. Eszter spoke about ecosystem services and the value of a healthy environment, the impacts of COVID on resetting political and economic processes, the postnormal science and citizen science.

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Humans are made cooperative, not competitive – any chance for a paradigm shift?

The Forbes June online edition features our Senior Research Fellow, György Pataki.

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Publication

Eastern Europe as a source of food inspiration

Must we choose between formal market and non-market economies? This is the longstanding Western narrative. But Eastern European food practices tell a different story. Bálint Balázs, co-author of a new paper that points to tried-and-tested alternatives to the West’s broken food systems.

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Seed-swap in Hungary

Seed exchange is an ancient practice to protect genetic diversity in agriculture.  In the last years, the industrialization process led to a constant decrease of agrobiodiversity.

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FIT4FOOD2030 webinar series

FIT4FOOD2030 is launching a free webinar series!

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Food for the Future: Protein Transition

Can you imagine that Europe’s agro-biodiversity and legume production is starting to increase suddenly? The PROTEIN2FOOD project in five years wanted to promote this idea through social innovation in the value chain.

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The Post-2020 EU Biodiversity Strategy: Key messages from the research community

In June 2019, researchers, scientists, decision-makers, and practitioners of all disciplines convened in Ghent for the 2019 ALTER-Net & EKLIPSE Conference. The purpose of this conference was to consider the post-2020 European Biodiversity Strategy and the role of research in shaping this strategy and its goals.

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