Survey on wildfires

You are invited to take part in a survey carried out as part of the H2020 EU funded FirEUrisk research project  FirEUrisk intends to develop, evaluate and disseminate a science-based integrated strategy to: 1) expand current forest/wildland fire risk assessment systems, including critical factors of risk previously not covered; …

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‘Transnational cooperation for the sustainable future of the Carpathian region’ – Centralparks project final conference

How to improve biodiversity protection and socio-economic development in the Carpathians After three intense and inspiring years, the Interreg CE project “Centralparks” is approaching its successful conclusion. The project will present its conclusive outcomes to the wider public at its final conference, titled ‘Transnational cooperation for the sustainable future of …

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War in Ukraine

As scientists working in the Carpathian region, we are deeply worried about the war in Ukraine, where the Russian army is attacking not only military targets, but also civilian structures. We are very concerned about our colleagues, researchers from Ukraine, and would like to help them. If you want to …

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Citizen Science in Conservation

Citizen Science: How to engage local stakeholders in conservation,  which will take place on March 16, 9:00-12:30 CET. The symposium program and registration are available at the website: After registration, you will obtain the Zoom link via email.

Impressions after S4C Winter School 2022

In the 1-5.02.2022 S4C organised a Winter School Sustainable development in hot spots of nature and tourism in the Carpathians. Nine participants representing not only Carpathian countries met in Krakow on the hybrid session followed by field sessions in the Tatra Mountains and surroundings. Winter school teachers from Austria, Poland, …

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S4C Recommendations for the Carpathian Convention

The Science for the Carpathians (S4C) network has provided Recommendations for the Carpathian Convention, targeted at the Secretariat, Convention Parties and Partners. The Recommendations are based on the main outcomes of the 6th Forum Carpaticum “Linking the Environmental, Political and Societal Aspects for Carpathian Sustainability”“Linking the Environmental, Political and Societal Aspects for …

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S4C Interdisciplinary Winter School 2022

Science for the Carpathians is organising a Winter School 2022. The aim of the School is to discuss the topics of sustainable development of the mountain areas in relation to the tourism-related hot spots. In the Carpathians, as in many other mountain areas, high biodiversity meets with outstanding landscape values. …

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