Exchange of experience between Lithuania and Norway on the effects of climate change on biodiversity and ecosystems

Vestlandsforsking is a partner in an international project together with Vytautas Magnus University and State Service for Protected Areas under the Ministry of Environment in Lithuania. The key objective of the project is to strengthen the bilateral relations of the partners' experts in order to acguire new knowledge, share experiences and best practices in monitoring methodology, open nature conservation habitats maintenance mechanisms in protected areas, impact of climate change on biodiversity and ecosystems. 

A lithuanian 20 specialists' delegation is visiting Sogn og Fjordane to attend working seminars, joint workshop and field expedition. Sogn og Fjordane County participates in the organisation and to implement the study visit. 

The project is financed by the EEA 2009-2014 year European Economic Area financial mechanism LT04 grants program  "Biodiversity and ecosystems functions", and the title of the project is "Participation of the Vytautas Magnus University, State Service for Protected Areas under the Lithuanian Ministry of Environment and Western Norway Research Institute (Vestlandsforsking) in organized monitoring methodology events and organization of study events on the impact of climate change on biodiversity and ecosystems".

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    A Lithuanian delegation has visited Sogn og Fjordane to study the Norwegian approach to climate change impact on biodiversity and ecosystems. The study tour is part of an international project where Western Norway Research Institute and Sogn og Fjordane County Administration are participating.