A report on the project has been presented at the XXVI International Congress of Entomology

The XXVI International Congress of Entomology was held in Helsinki (Finland) from July 17 to 22, 2022. The congress was very ambitious - 168 symposia were held within it, while around 2,500 participants from all continents of the world registered to attend it.

Photo: Rūta Rozenfelde

A special LIFE program project symposium "LIFE program: Funding direct action to protect Europe's threatened insects" was also organized within the congress, the purpose of which was to introduce the congress participants to the LIFE program and the wide range of opportunities that it offers for the research and protection of invertebrates.

Dmitrijs Teļnovs, a species expert from the Latvian University and head of the invertebrate species group, also participated in the congress symposium with an verbal report and a poster report "Contribution by the 'LIFE FOR SPECIES' project to the protection of endangered entomofauna in Latvia”. Congress participants were introduced to the purpose, tasks, activities and main planned results of the project in relation to rare, endangered and protected species in Latvia.

Co-authors of the report: G. Čekstere (LU), J. Dzenis (DAP).

More information about the congress and symposium is available here:

  • ice2020helsinki.fi/
  • cinea.ec.europa.eu/news-events/events/life-ice-2022-2022-07-17_en

Photo credits: Dmitrijs Teļnovs, Panos Fetsis, Rūta Rozenfelde

Photo: Rūta Rozenfelde
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