Greetings from ECCB2018, Jyväskylä!

Greetings from the 5th European Con­gress of Con­ser­va­tion Bio­logy (ECCB), Jyväs­kylä, Fin­land!

Social media for conservation science, Inevstigating illegal wildlife trade, and other projects from our research lab are well represented at the ECCB 2018 congerss in Jyväskylä this week (11-15 June 2018). Below you can find details about the various activities and presentations from the members of our group and close collaborators!

WORKSHOP, Tuesday 12th: Ex­plor­ing the ad­vances in us­ing so­cial me­dia data for con­ser­va­tion sci­ence

More information about the workshop:


Name Title Link to abstract
Gonzalo Cortés Capano Landowners´ preferences, motivations and needs to inform voluntary private land conservation policy in a conservation priority area
Anna Hausmann Assessing global tourism visitation of Important Bird Areas by using social media data
Enrico Di Minin Social media data for conservation science and practice
Christoph Fink Uncovering Illegal Wildlife Trade on Social Media
Johanna Eklund Protected area effectiveness and management indicators do not correlate: what are we doing wrong?
Atte Moilanen The twelve operationally important decisions in offsetting: why biodiversity offsets may fail
Joel Jalkanen Identifying Large Ecological Networks with Spatial Conservation Prioritization Methods to Benefit Regional Land-use Planning
Tuuli Toivonen Experiences in sharing research data and methods in conservation science


Name Title Link to abstract
Anna Haukka A literature review on legal hunting practises

Verónica Etchebarne Palla

Developing a rapid assessment tool to promote voluntary private land conservation in productive landscapes