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.
All researchers, practitioners, stakeholders, as well as policy makers, are invited to take part in this conference and share their knowledge. Actors from several quadrants of society, from restoration ecologists to industrial stakeholders or NGO’s will discuss ways in which to fulfill the demand for sustainable exploitation of resources. The conference will take place at University of Évora, in the iconic historical building of College of Espírito Santo. The University has a strong tradition in academic training, human development and involvement in society. The UNESCO World Heritage Site of Évora (since 1986) in southern Portugal, is one hour away from the capital Lisbon. This medieval town was built upon centuries of history, living side by side with natural values. More information