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Living Lakes Webinar Series

Join the Living Lakes monthly webinars to learn about practical solutions and the latest trends on nature conservation, relevant international agreements and frameworks, and much more.


Experts from different countries and backgrounds will interactively share experiences and knowledge on multiple topics with a common focus – the protection and sustainable use of aquatic ecosystems.


Targeting practitioners, students and policy-makers, the webinars will equip the audience with real life management skills to lead effective conservation.


Every third Tuesday of the month


2 – hour webinar


English language

Scheduled Webinars

Restoring saline wetlands: oases of biodiversity in arid environments

Saline wetlands have a high concentration of salts in their waters. This particularity conditions the life of all the species of plants and invertebrates that inhabit them. This webinar will discuss the characteristics and peculiarities of these reservoirs of biodiversity typical of steppe areas in Europe or Asia.


Past Webinars

International Cooperation and Conservation Tools

Learn about important international networks and initiatives such as ILEC, Youth Engaged in Wetlands (YEW) and the Africa Great Lakes network. Get to know useful tools and data bases to support your conservation work and to learn about your lake.

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Wetland & Limnology Basics

Learn about the ecological functioning, types and classification of lakes and wetlands to support your management decisions with sound expertise on threads and trends.


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Wetlands and Threats

Lakes and wetlands have been largely lost over the past 300 years, and at an increasing speed in recent decades. In the midst of climate change, overuse, drainage and exploitation, pollution and invasive species still have a huge impact on lakes. 


Basics in NGO Management

Learn about basics in corporate social responsibility and sustainable management of non- profit organizations and get to know the most important international actors in wetland protection.

Sustainable Governance and Leadership in NGOs

Be introduced to a practice oriented bachelor study program for nonprofit and NGO management. Get an overview on sustainability oriented NGO governance aspects, tools and outcomes to improve your skills for a successful NGO career.
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Wetlands and Climate Change

Learn about the most important global trends and their impact on wetlands. You will get an insight on which tools are used at the global level for wetland protection.

What works to make Inland Artisanal Fisheries more Sustainable?

Learn from examples around the world about different approaches to improving the livelihoods of fishing communities, while sustainably managing fisheries resources and endangered fish species.

Sustainable Agriculture as a Key Factor in Lake Basin Management

Learn about methods to reduce the serious impacts of agriculture on open water bodies, to adapt to the consequences of climate change and to involve local farming communities in the protection of their landscape and water resources. 

Wetland Restoration from Patch to Landscape - Involving Communities in Small and Large Scale Restoration Activities

Learn from India, South Africa and Guatemala how community-based restoration can move from a small patch to a landscape approach. What are the key factors to involve and engage local people in protecting mangroves, gallery forests and montane rainforests?

Sustainable Tourism as an Ally in Protected Area Management

 Learn from conservation experts around the world how tourism activities can support the implementation of conservation measures in protected areas and beyond, and what tools and methods are qualified to engage tourism businesses in this approach.

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