Internal and external motivations for biodiversity

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What are the motivation factors of individuals working/collaborating in biodiversity initiatives?

Combining internal and external motivations in multi-actor governance arrangements for biodiversity and ecosystem services analyses the possibility of building a mutually supportive dynamics between internally and externally motivated behaviour for biodiversity conservation and ecosystem services provision”.

By analysing 34 successful cases in 7 european countries, the authors defined a set of pshycho-social features that could help designing multi-actor governance arrangements.

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This paper was developed within the context of the FP7 BIOMOT project “Motivational strength of ecosystem services and alternative ways to express the value of biodiversity – addresses the problem of building and sustaining motivation to act for biodiversity by means of a comprehensive rethinking of what value and motivation actually are for people”.

BioEUParks final conference: 3rd March 2016 in Brussels, Committee of the Regions

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This event is being organised in the frame of the project BioEUParks, which aimed at developing an efficient and sustainable biomass supply chain in 5 European Nature Parks. The EUROPARC Federation is one of the project partners, in particular in charge of organising the final conference.

Purpose of the conference is to transfer, in a European context, the experience done by the project to a selected and already experienced public, such as EU policy and decision makers, protected areas managers as well as other organisations involved in the area of renewable energy.

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