Symposium 08: Using forest networks to monitor biodiversity, ecosystem functioning, and support sustainable management in the Andes.

Organized by Selene Baez. Consorcio para el Desarrollo de la Ecorregión Andina (CONDESAN). Programa de Bosques Andinos. Agencia Suiza para el Desarrollo y la Cooperación (COSUDE). Andean forests ecosystems are critical for biodiversity conservation and the provision of environmental services (e.g., water provision, carbon storage) to human populations in the region. The capacity of these …

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Symposium 03: Key Factors in the Conservation of aquatic environments in the Peruvian Tropical Andes.

Organized by Eduardo Oyague, Adrian Vera. Centro de Ornitología y Biodiversidad (CORBIDI), Lima, Perú. Freshwater environments, particularly rivers and other water bodies associated with them as Floodplains, Wetlands and Oxbow lakes, are very sensitive to different activities both on the channel or in the surrounding land area, as (by example): channel …

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