Conferences

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Priol P, Quintard B, Razafindralay L, Georges JY (2024) 10 ans de réintroduction de la cistude en Alsace: bilan et prospectives. Journées Techniques Cistude, Plan National d’Actions Cistude d’Europe, Tour du Valat, France, 28-29 March 2024. — TALK (pdf)

Hoby S & Quintard B (2024) Aspects sanitaires de la réintroduction de la Cistude d’Europe en Suisse et en France. Journées Techniques Cistude, Plan National d’Actions Cistude d’Europe, Tour du Valat, France, 28-29 March 2024. — TALK (pdf)

Nekrasova O*, Pupins M, Tytar V, Marushchak O, Čeirāns A, Škute A, TheissingerK, Georges JY (2024) Unveiling Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis distribution in Europe: Identifying threats and potential refuges for amphibians. 10th World Congress of Herpetology, Kuching, Sarawak, Borneo, 5-9 August 2024. — POSTER

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Chaberek G, Karczmarzyk M, Romaniuk P, Kasianiuk K (2024) General and local percpetion of wetlands based on AI images semiotic analysis. Session ARTSCI_24.1: Reflections, Intersections & Connections – Dialogues and collaborations between art, science and society. World Biodiversity Forum, Davos, Switzerland, 16-21 June 2024. — TALK

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Eichert C, Meka J, Georges JY, Quintard B, Theissinger K (2024) Genomic-based health-screening of reintroduced Emys orbicularis. Session GEN_3.1: Genomic solutions for biodiversity conservation: translating cutting-edge research into action. World Biodiversity Forum, Davos, Switzerland, 16-21 June 2024. – TALK

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Georges JY, Čeirāns A, Combroux I, Grac C, Marushchak O, Meissner U, Meka J, Nekrasova O, Pupins M, Razafindralay L, van der Zon KAE, Škute A, Theissinger K (2024) Benefits and adverse impacts of wetland restoration for species reintroduction. Session BEF_1.1: Advancing our understanding of freshwater ecosystems in the face of anthropogenic change: going beyond biodiversity. World Biodiversity Forum, Davos, Switzerland, 16-21 June 2024. – POSTER

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Grac C, Van der Zon KAE, Shaffner L, Bosson J, Georges JY, Meka J, Razafindralay L, Pupins M, Škute A, Theissinger K, Combroux I (2024) Adaptive ponds for mitigating effects of invasive crayfish in Western Europe. Session HWBSDG_6.5: Biological invasions: from impacts to solutions – lessons from the IPBES-IAS assessment. World Biodiversity Forum, Davos, Switzerland, 16-21 June 2024. – POSTER

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Kasianiuk K, Chaberek G, Romaniuk P, Meka J (2024) Identifying knowledge gaps with adjacency matrices: the case of GBF. Session MONMOD_10.10: Old gaps and new solutions for global biodiversity monitoring and decision-support. World Biodiversity Forum, Davos, Switzerland, 16-21 June 2024. – TALK

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Meinard Y, Romaniuk P, Georges JY (2024) Involving non-human stakeholders in wetland managements hurdles and perspectives. Session GOV_13.2: Biodiversity values and governance. World Biodiversity Forum, Davos, Switzerland, 16-21 June 2024. – POSTER

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Meka J, Marushchak O, Nekrasova O, Pupins M, Škute A, Theissinger K, Georges JY (2024) How can reintroductions of threathened species mitigate biodiversity loss? Session CONSU_4.1: Nature conservation to mitigate biodiversity loss and climate crises. World Biodiversity Forum, Davos, Switzerland, 16-21 June 2024. – TALK

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Nekrasova O, Marushchak O, Redinov K, Pupins M, Čeirāns A, Škute A, Tytar V, Moysiyenko I, Theissinger K, Georges JY (2024) Assessing ecocide impacts for developing a conservation strategy in Ukraine. Session HWBSDG_6.9: Impact of War on Ecosystems and the Values in timely restoration. World Biodiversity Forum, Davos, Switzerland, 16-21 June 2024. – TALK

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Nekrasova O, Pupins M, Marushchak O, Meka J, Čeirāns A, Škute A, Tytar V, Theissinger K, Georges JY (2024) Priority areas for biodiversity conservation in the context of global change. Session MONMOD_10.4: Species distribution models for spatial prioritization of biodiversity conservation. World Biodiversity Forum, Davos, Switzerland, 16-21 June 2024. – POSTER

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Romaniuk P, Georges JY (2024) Values and leverage points for transformative change of wetlands. Session GOV_13.2: Biodiversity values and governance. World Biodiversity Forum, Davos, Switzerland, 16-21 June 2024. – TALK

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Theissinger K, Meka J, Grac C, Labat F, van der Zon KAE, Meyer A, Georges JY (2024) Impacts of European pond turtle reintroduction on wetland food webs. Session BEF_1.1: Advancing our understanding of freshwater ecosystems in the face of anthropogenic change: going beyond biodiversity. World Biodiversity Forum, Davos, Switzerland, 16-21 June 2024. – TALK

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Werner MJ, Meka J, van der Zon KAE, Baranski D, Schardt L, Georges JY, Theissinger (2024) Advanced genomic biomonitoring of lentic waters with passive eDNA sampling. Session GEN_3.1: Genomic solutions for biodiversity conservation: translating cutting-edge research into action. World Biodiversity Forum, Davos, Switzerland, 16-21 June 2024. — TALK

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Nekrasova ОD, Redinov KО (2023) Distribution of the Smooth snake Coronella austriaca (Laurenti, 1768) in the Nikolaev region. Proceeding of conference materials dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the Kaniv Nature Reserve, Kaniv, Ukraine, 21-23 Sept 2023: 111–118 — TALK (pdf)

Marushchack OY, Nekrasova OD, Dubyna NA (2023) Current state of European green toad Bufotes viridis (Laurenti, 1768) on the territory of Rightcoastal Polissia of Ukraine. Conference of young scientists, Zoology Institute, Kijv, Ukraine, 25-26 October 2023 — TALK

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Marushchak OY, Nekrasova OD, Dubyna NA (2023) Current state of European green toad Bufotes viridis (Laurenti, 1768) on the territory of Rightcoastal Polissia of Ukraine. Abstracts of reports of the Conference of Young Zoological Researchers. 2023 (Kyiv, Institute of Zoology of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, October 25-26, 2023): pp 18.

Čeirāns A, Pupins M, Kirjusina M, Gravele E, Mezaraupe L, Nekrasova O, Tytar V, Marushchak O, Garkajs A, Petrov I, Škute A, Georges JY, Theissinger K (2023) Top‑down and bottom‑up effects and relationships with local environmental factors in the water frog–helminth systems in Latvia. 50th Congress  of the Society of Herpetology France, Erquy, France, 11-14 Oct 2023 – POSTER

Eichert C, Meka J, Georges JY, Theissinger K, Quintard B (2023) Microbiome and health of reintroduced Emys orbicularis in Europe. 50th Congress  of the Society of Herpetology France, Erquy, France, 11-14 Oct 2023 – POSTER

Georges JY, Barbier R, Čeirāns A, Combroux I, Eichert C, Grac C, Heitz C, Kasianiuk K, Kirjusina M, Lefaux B, Lemonnier G, Lindemann C, Marushchak O, Meissner U, Meka J, Nekrasova O, Niedzialkows K, Pardonnet S, Petrovs Y, Philippot V, Pupins M, Quintard B, Razafindralay L, Romaniuk P, Rozan A, Schwab D, Seibert C, Škute A, van der Zon KAE, Theissinger K (2022) A socio-ecological evaluation of wetlands restoration and reintroduction programs in favour of the emblematic European pond turtle and associated biodiversity: a pan-European approach. 50th Congress  of the Society of Herpetology France, Erquy, France, 11-14 Oct 2023 – POSTER

Meka J, van der Zon KAE, Schmidt I, Werner MJ, Georges JY, Theissinger K (2023) Biodiversity Assessment and Trophic Interactions in Restored Wetlands after Reintroducing the European Pond Turtle: A Three-Site Study Throughout Europe. 50th Congress  of the Society of Herpetology France, Erquy, France, 11-14 Oct 2023 – POSTER

Nekrasova O, Pupins M, Marushchak O, Tytar V, Martinez-Silvestre A, Škute A, Čeirāns A, Theissinger K, Georges JY (2023) GIS modeling as an approach to study the prospects for the distribution of exotic aquatic turtles as a competitive threat to native Emys orbicularis (Linnaeus, 1758) in Europe in a changing climate. 50th Congress  of the Society of Herpetology France, Erquy, France, 11-14 Oct 2023 – POSTER

Nekrasova O, Tytar V, Marushchak O, Pupins M, Čeirāns A, Škute A, Theissinger K, Georges JY (2023) Modeling the distribution of the Natterjack Toad, Epidalea calamita (Laurenti, 1768), in Europe:  accounting for connectivity suitability and dispersal. 50th Congress  of the Society of Herpetology France, Erquy, France, 11-14 Oct 2023 – POSTER

Pupins M, Nekrasova O, Tytar V, Garkajs A, Petrov I, Morozova A, Georges JY, Theissinger K, Čeirāns A, Škute A (2023) Geographically isolated wetlands as a reserve for the conservation of amphibian biodiversity at the edge of their range. 50th Congress  of the Society of Herpetology France, Erquy, France, 11-14 Oct 2023 – POSTER

Pupins M, Georges JY, Theissinger K, Nekrasova O, Marushchak O, Čeirāns A, Škute A (2023) Prospects for breeding north american freshwater catfishes (Ictaluridae) of the genus Ameiurus in european aquaculture facing climate change. 6th Water Resources and Wetlands, Tulcea, Romania, 13-17 Sept 2023 – POSTER 

Nekrasova O, Tytar V, Marushchak O, Pupins M, Čeirāns A, Škute A, Theissinger K, Georges JY (2023) Modeling the distribution of the Natterjack Toad, Epidalea calamita (Laurenti, 1768), in Europe:  accounting for connectivity suitability and dispersal. 22nd European Congress of Herpetology, University of Wolverhampton, UK, 4-8 September 2023 – POSTER

Van de Zon KA (2023) Environmental DNA. River University 2023, Coalition Clean Baltic and Rewilding Oder Delta, Germany, 31 July-4 August 2023 – TALK (see the talk)

Umbrasko I, Batjuka A, Petjukevičs A, Pupins, M, Škute N (2023) Estimation of Salmonella spp. prevalence and diversity among free-living turtles and a Zoo collection. 14th International Scientific and Practical Conference ENVIRONMENT TECHNOLOGIES RESOURCES. Rezekne, Latvia, 15-16 June 2023 — TALK

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Theissinger K, Georges JY, Pupins M, Nekrasova O, Marushchak O, Čeirāns A, Škute A (2022) Prospects for the distribution of the North American Signal crayfish Pacifastacus leniusculus in Europe by 2050. Joint ESENIAS & DIAS Conference 2022 and 11th ESENIAS Workshop, Demre, Antalya, Turkey, 13-15 November 2022 — POSTER (see the poster)

Grac C, Combroux I, Meka J, Lemonnier G Pardonnet S, Pupins M, Razafindralay L, Škute A, Theissinger K, van der Zon KAE, Georges JY (2022) Des suivis scientifiques au service de la gestion de la zone humide restaurée du Woerr (Lauterbourg, France): entre lutte contre des espèces invasives et la réintroduction d’une espèce protégée. Colloque de la Société d’Hydrologie de France. Aménagements et biodiversité des cours d’eau, Strasbourg, France, 810 Novembre 2022 — TALK (see the talk)

van der Zon KAE, Grac C, Georges JY, Pupins M, Škute A, Theissinger K, Combroux I (2022) Macrophyte habitat structure and biodiversity patterns in conservation pond networks. International Conference ADREE-GHZH-SNPN-NaturAgora, The ponds, a built natural heritage, a neglected cultural heritage. Integrating the geohistorical and territorial dimensions into the contemporary management of small water places, Laon (Aisne), France, 20-22 October 2022 — TALK (see the talk)

Georges JY, Barbier R, Ceirans A, Combroux I, Dereniowska M, Eichert C, Grac C, Heitz C, Kasianiuk K, Kirjusina M, Lefaux B, Lemonnier G, Lindemann C, Meissner U, Meka J, Nekrasova O, Niedzialkows K, Pardonnet S, Petrovs Y, Philippot V, Pupins M, Quintard B, Rancew-Sikora D, Razafindralay L, Romaniuk P, Rothaug S, Rozan A, Schwab D, Seibert C, Škute A, van der Zon KAE, Theissinger K (2022) Emys-R: a socio-ecological assessment of wetland restoration for the reintroduction of the European pond turtle and associated biodiversity: a pan-European approach. International Conference ADREE-GHZH-SNPN-NaturAgora, The ponds, a built natural heritage, a neglected cultural heritage. Integrating the geohistorical and territorial dimensions into the contemporary management of small water places, Laon (Aisne), France, 20-22 October 2022 — TALK  (see the talk)

Meka J (2022) Überwachung der Wiederansiedlung der Neuburger Sumpfschildkröten als Teil des europaweiten Emys-R Projektes” (“Monitoring of the European pond turtle reintroduction in Neuburg as part of the Emys-R project”). Symposium Feldherpetologie im NABU-Zentrum Rheinauen, Bingen, Germany,  2 Oct 2022 — TALK (see the talk)

Quintard B, Razafindralay L, Theissinger K, Georges JY (2022) Reintroducing Emys orbicularis: From a regional initiative to a pan-European transdisciplinary program. 22nd EAZA Conference, Algarve, Portugal, 27 Sept-1 Oct 2022 — TALK (see the talk)

van der Zon KAE, Grac C, Georges JY, Meka J, Pupins M, Škute A, Theissinger K, Combroux I (2022) Man-made pond networks for wetland biodiversity. 37th Annual Meeting of the German Society for Limnology, Konstanz Germany, 19-23 Sept 2022 — TALK (see the talk)

Romaniuk P (2022) From dysfunction to conflict, or the less obvious challenges of co-deciding in Natura 2000 areas. The 18th Polish Sociological Congress „Society of the Future: Recompositions”. Warsaw, Poland, 14-17 Sept 2022 – TALK (without presentation)

Pupins M, Nekrasova O, Tytar V, Marushchak O, Georges JY, Theissinger K, Čeirāns A, Škute A (2022)  Aquaculture of Asian fish species Ctenopharyngodon idella: prospects for adaptation in Eastern Europe in the context of climate change. In Abstracts of The 6th European Congress of Conservation Biology “Biodiversity crisis in a changing world ECCB”, Prague, Czech Republic, 23-26 August 2022POSTER and PP (link to the abstract coming soonsee the poster)

Georges JY, Pupins M, Nekrasova O, Marushchak O, Tytar V, Škute A, Ceirans A, Petrov I, Garkajs A, Theissinger K (2022) Distribution trends of invasive Asian carps (Hypophthalmichthys molitrix and Aristichthys nobilis) in Europe in the context of climate change. 36th Congress of the International Society of Limnology, Berlin, Germany, 7-10 August 2022 – TALK and p335 in Abstract book (link to the abstractsee  the talk)

Georges JY, Kuhn I, Combroux I, Francesconi C, Grac C, Graf L, Lemonnier G, Meka J, Pardonnet S, Pupins M, Razafindralay L, Schmidt I, Skute A, Theissinger K (2022) When reintroduction turns to invasion: a fable about turtles and crayfish. 23rd Symposium of the International Association of Astacology, Hluboka nad Vltavou, Czech Republic, 20-26 June 2022 – TALK (read the abstractsee the talk)

Romaniuk P (2022) Multi-stakeholder governance of European wetlands – networks as learning organizations. 17th SWS Europe Chapter Meeting – Connecting wetlands functioning and biodiversity towards nature-based solutions. Arles, France, 13-16 June 2022 – TALK (read the abstractsee the talk)

Nekrasova O, Pupins M, Tytar V, Marushchak O, Martinez-Silvestre A, Georges JY, Theissinger K, Čeirāns A, Škute A (2022) Prospects for the invasion of six exotic aquatic turtles species recorded in Eastern Europe: bioclimatic thresholds. 22nd International Conference on Aquatic Invasive Species “Global Climate Change Amplifies Aquatic Invasive Species Impacts”, Oostende, Belgium, 18-22 April, 2022 – POSTER and p43 in Program and Abstracts (read the abstractsee the poster)

Emys-R is funded through the 2020-2021 Biodiversa & Water JPI joint call for research proposals, under the BiodivRestore ERA-Net COFUND programme, and with the funding organisations Agence Nationale de la Recherche (ANR, France), Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung (BMBF, Germany), State Education Development Agency (VIAA, Latvia), and National Science Center (NSC, Poland).

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Coordinator:

Jean-Yves Georges, IPHC, FR

Management

Kathrin Theissinger, SGN, DE

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