Ecological SUPER project start
The tools to tackle environmental degradation in cultural and natural heritage areas were successfully discussed in Petrozavodsk within the SUPER project framework.
Kick- off seminar of the Project KA5033 «Sustainability Under Pressure: Environmental Resilience in natural and cultural heritage areas with intensive recreation (SUPER) » was held on 7 November 2018.
Project SUPER will last for two years and it is aimed at creating conditions to improve environmental resilience of the selected pilot areas: Kizhi State Open Air Museum of Wooden Architecture and Ethnography, National Park «Vodlozersky», North Karelia biosphere reserve and Rokua Geopark.
The kick-off seminar was followed by the very fruitful working meeting, where the concrete partners roles and expected SUPER results were discussed.
SUPER project partners are:
- Association «Centre for Problems of the North, Arctic and Cross-border Cooperation» (North-Centre);
- Karelian Research Centre of the Russian Academy of Sciences;
- Kizhi State Open Air Museum of Wooden Architecture and Ethnography;
- FSBI National Park «Vodlozersky»;
- Water Resources and Environmental Engineering Research Unit, University of Oulu;
- Forest Administration Metsähallitus, National Parks Finland;
- Centre for Economic Development, transport and the Environment for North Karelia.