On 26 and 27 June 2019, the Conservatoire botanique national des Pyrénées et de Midi-Pyrénées (CBNPMP) and the Observatoire pyrénéen du changement climatique (OPCC) are organising a seminar on the ecological restoration of high altitude sites with plants of local origin in Bagnères-de-Bigorre (France, Hautes-Pyrénées).
It is crucial for the OPCC to make the data it has collected on the impacts of climate change in the Pyrenees available to the general public. It raises awareness of future ecological and socio-economic issues in the cross-border region and promotes the implementation of various actions by sectorial and political actors to face these new challenges.
On April 10th and 11th 2019, the workshop "Research in lakes and peatlands in the National Parks of the Pyrenees" took place at the Visitor Center of the Ordesa y Monte Perdido National Park (Torla). It was a scientific conference in which the entire REPLIM team participated, which was also open to researchers and the general public.
On the 25th of April 2019, the OPCC participated in a working group of experts on the theme of adapting the tourism sector to the new challenges posed by climate change in the Aragonese Pyrenees. The event took place at the OPCC headquarters, located in the building of the Instituto Pirenaico de Ecología in Jaca (Huesca).
On the 4th of March 2019, Idoia Arauzo, the coordinator of the OPCC, participated in the UN side-event “Tackling climate change in the Pyrenees region”, at the UN Headquarters in New York. The event was organized by the Permanent Representation of Andorra to the United Nations, in collaboration with the Permanent Representations of Spain and France.