Visit of the Ecologist Manuela Abelho, from Coimbra.

Updated: Sep 5, 2018

The ecologist Manuela Abelho, from the Polytechnic Institute of Coimbra and the Agricultural High School of Coimbra, has been visiting the UNESCO Chair on Sustainability, within the framework of the mobility plan ERASMUS +, from May 7 to 11, 2018.



Professor Abelho has given a talk on fluvial ecology and urban biodiversity, urban rivers and green / blue structures.


In addition, researchers from the UNESCO Chair on Sustainability participated with presentations on the following topics:


  • General presentation of the UNESCO Sustainability Chair.

  • European project Integrated and sustainable management of cork waste in the cork industry.

  • European project Regeneration and reuse of runoff and drainage water in agricultural land from combined natural water treatment systems

  • Progress of the doctoral thesis in ecosystem services.

  • Progress of the doctoral thesis in zero waste and circular economy.

  • Advances final master's work in circular economy in the banana and coffee industry in Colombia.



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