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Report, 2004

Resumé från den 2:a Nordiska Konferensen om ”Vilda djur och infrastruktur”



The 2nd Nordic Conference on Wildlife and Infrastructure took place during the 13-15th May, 2003, in Malmö, Sweden. The conference was organised by the Swedish National Road Administration and the Swedish National Rail Administration, in cooperation with The Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Grimsö Wildlife Research Station. The goal of the conference was to update knowledge on the topic of wildlife and transport among Nordic countries and improve implementation of wildlife concern in the planning, construction and maintenance of infrastructure. The conference was introduced through an internet-based discussion held during February to April 2003. During May, the 13-14th, 65 researchers, engineers, planners and decision makers from the four Nordic countries Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden met for a seminar in Malmö, Sweden. The conference was ended with excursions to the new Ringroad around the city of Malmö and a motorway construction site near the city of Örkelljunga. The conference proposed an agenda to enhance communication within and among authorities and countries and improve application of ecological knowledge in the planning and maintenance of infrastructure. The following actions were proposed: - to establish Nordic groups of experts in the field of wildlife and infrastructure, - to establish and maintain a common website, - to generate thematic workshops with invited experts, - to produce a Nordic handbook on wildlife and infrastructure, - to organize a regular Nordic Conferences. These activities shall be seen complementary to the European cooperation of the Infra Eco Network Europe (IENE). More information (in Swedish) about the conference, its discussions and conclusions can be obtained from the website:


traffic; road mortlaity; MKB; EIA; impact assessment;

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Publikation / Vägverket
2004, number: 2004:61
Publisher: Vägverket

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Environmental Sciences related to Agriculture and Land-use

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