Raw materials supply: Policy-makers and experts discuss practices and perspectives for sustainable mineral extraction
Berlin, 7 March 2019
Representatives from German and EU policy-makers, extractive industries, social partners, environmental and academic organisations agreed on the importance of raw material supply and supported dialogue to ensure sustainable and reasoned quarrying and mining practices.
Session II: Respecting biodiversity during extraction operations
The session will present best practices for protecting biodiversity during extraction operations. It shall demonstrate that modern approaches can have a positive impact on biodiversity around extraction sites.
Watch this space for news about the 2018 Quarries Alive conference which will be held in Portugal (Evora) from 2-4 May 2018! This Conference aims to bridge quarry restoration projects around the world taking advantage from sharing different approaches and insights.
Join us in Madrid on 9 February 2017 to discuss the opportunities afforded by the non-energy extractive industry to biodiversity and the Natura 2000 network!