6th International EcoSummit Congress 2021 – Gold Coast

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Date(s) - 14/06/2021 - 18/06/2021
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Gold Coast Convention Centre

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The 6th International EcoSummit Congress – EcoSummit 2021 – Building a sustainable and desirable future: Adapting to a changing land and sea-scape , will take place at The Gold Coast Convention Centre, Gold Coast, Australia, from 14th – 18th June 2021.
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This conference series was founded in 1996 in Copenhagen, as a forum for scientists, practioners, and policy-makers working across disciplines to solve the integrated environmental, social, and economic problems facing the world today. Since 1996, EcoSummits have occurred around the world (Canada, China, USA and Europe), with EcoSummit 2016 hosting 1400 participants from 87 countries in Montpellier, France.

EcoSummit 2021 will have a focus on coastal and marine ecosystems including adjacent terrestrial ecosystems and all habitats that are integrated within those ecosystems, including river networks, wetlands and catchments. We expect all aspects of environmental modelling, engineering, science, and policy to be covered under the focus of climate adaptation and the need for developing socio-economic and environmental resilience and sustainable prosperity around the world. Further focus will be placed on fragile systems that are more likely to suffer the consequences of climate change and anthropogenic pressure such as islands, coastal communities and arid landscapes.

In the current context of an increasing world population, in particular in coastal regions, it is evident that building sustainable cities and using resources sustainably is inevitable. It is envisaged that the Summit will produce a declaration encompassing its vision and policy recommendations.

Event website is here – http://www.ecosummitcongress.com/

The topics covered in EcoSummit 2021 will include, but are not limited to:

Coastal development and engineering
Coral reef stressors
Coastal conservation
Fisheries and aquacultures
Coastal marine habitats
Marine ecology
Rivers, catchments and wetlands
Sea level rise and ocean warming
Pacific Island Resilience
Ecosystem services
Environmental policies and frameworks
Citizen Science and local actors (NGOs)
Aboriginal rights and land use
Ecosystem creation and restoration
Ecological economics
Biological invasions
Anthropogenic pressure
Sustainability and resilience
Integrating socio-economics and ecology
Climate adaptation and mitigation
Fragile ecosystems and hotspot management
Ecosystem health
Ecological indicators
Ecological modelling
Biodiversity and biological conservation
Disturbance ecology
Ecological complexity
Scaling from genomes to ecosystems
Innovative technology for ecological sustainability
Deep-sea as new frontier

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