Ecological connectivity has become a cornerstone of conservation science and practice this sentence from the last part of this chapter holds true for the European Alps following the establishment by the Alpine Convention of the Platform Ecological Connectivity in 2007 Since then numerous transnational projects exchanges and education activities have been carried out on which this chapter gives an overview Moreover it provides an insight into the historic development and global framework for nature and biodiversity conservation linking activities in the Alps to other mountain areas in Europe and to global biodiversity goals The authors explain the motivations for potential beneficiar ies to join forces for an ecological continuum in the Alps And it further opens the dialogue on future scenarios for an Alpine biodiversity and nature conserva tion policy together with the population and important stakeholder groups Alpine nature protection A global historic context and the conception of ecological networks 12 Alpine Nature 2030 Creating ecological connectivity for generations to come 1 Introduction

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