BfN Schriften 509 - Proceedings of the European Conference “Biodiversity and Health in the Face of Climate Change – Challenges, Opportunities and Evidence Gaps”
The joint BfN/ENCA European Conference on “Biodiversity and Health in the Face of Climate Change” was held in Bonn, Germany on 27-29 June 2017 to highlight the important contribution of green spaces and biodiversity to human health in a changing climate. It was the fourth event in a series of biannual “European Conferences on Biodiversity and Climate Change” (ECBCC), which started in 20111. The German Federal Agency for Nature Conservation (BfN) organized the conference in co-operation with the Interest group on Climate Change of the Network of Heads of European Nature Conservation Agencies (ENCA), the Helmholtz-Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ and the German Centre for Integrative Biodiversi-ty Research (iDiv) Halle-Jena-Leipzig. The 2017 conference was co-sponsored by the World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Office for Europe.