Olga Ameixa, a researcher from the Center for Environmental and Marine Studies (CESAM) at the University of Aveiro (UA), has been appointed as a member of the 4th Knowledge Coordination Body of EKLIPSE, a mechanism funded by the European Union aimed at harnessing available knowledge on biodiversity and ecosystem services to assist policymakers in environmental preservation.
Olga Ameixa’s election to the Knowledge Coordination Body strengthens the governance of EKLIPSE, which is responsible for selecting requests and ensuring that the needs of policymakers and other stakeholders are met through specialized knowledge.
EKLIPSE operates through a collaborative and multidisciplinary approach, bringing together experts from various fields who work together to find solutions and answers to environmental challenges. The mechanism conducts analyses, identifies knowledge gaps, coordinates investigations, and produces reports and practical guidance to promote biodiversity conservation, sustainability, and the enhancement of policies and practices related to ecosystems.
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Text by: CESAM based on UA online news