'How Local Authorities Can Address the Biodiversity Crisis' Conference 2022

The international conference ‘How Local Authorities Can Address the Biodiversity Emergency’ was hosted by Limerick City and County Council in the Strand Hotel, Limerick on the 21st and 22nd September 2022.  Over 200 delegates attended.

The conference heard from a range of experts about how biodiversity in Ireland has suffered a serious decline in recent decades with the result that almost a quarter of all species are threatened with extinction.  Case studies from Europe which showcased examples of where concerted actions by local authorities, often working in collaboration with local communities, helped to address biodiversity issues and create a more diverse, heathy living environment.  This conference was part of Limerick City’s European Green Leaf Award for 2020.

The following are links to the presentations over the two day conference.