Environmental Cooperation across Germany’s External Borders – The Case of Ecological Networks

Part of the German Annual of Spatial Research and Policy book series (GERMANANNUAL)


Ecological networks represent a key nature conservation policy concept in Europe and Germany. Cases in point are the Pan-European Biological and Landscape Diversity Strategy (PEBLDS), with its notion of a Pan-European Ecological Network (PEEN),1 and Article 3 of the German Federal Nature Conservation Act, which obliges the German federal states (Länder) to set up an ecological network in cooperation with neighbouring states. The concept is also receiving growing attention in spatial development policy documents such as the Territorial Agenda of the European Union2 or the Visions and Strategies for Spatial Development in Germany.3


Range Shift Ecological Network Black Grouse Pearl Mussel German Federal State 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Leibniz Institute of Ecological and Regional Development(IOER)DresdenGermany

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