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Methodological Guidebook on Economic Valuation of Ecosystem Services

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October 19, 2017

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In the previous posts on the MEGA Blog we described the main results of the Codru Quest, the project on the economic valuation of ecosystem services and biodiversity conservation in the protected area of the Codru Nature Reserve and the Codru forest in Moldova. In the post “The Codru Quest at the Finish Line” you […]

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The CODRU QUEST Results are Out

The Codru Quest – the pilot research on the economic value of biodiversity and ecosystem services and the first of its kind in Moldova – is finally completed, and we will present you the main results in what follows. For recalling what the project was about, take a look at the previous article from this […]

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The CODRU QUEST at the Finish Line

The Codru Quest, the follow-up project of MEGA Impact Championship, II edition, has been completed, and we are excited to present the results to you in a series of several articles. During the period of November 2016 – August 2017, our team had worked together with volunteers and researchers from the University of Copenhagen and […]

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Take Part in the First Research on Forest Ecosystem Services in Moldova

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June 16, 2017

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Last year during the realization of our project, MEGA Impact Championship, we had launched a scientific research initiative that we had called the Codru Quest. This is the first research on economic valuation of ecosystem services and biodiversity in the Codru Nature Reserve and the Codru forest in Moldova. In Phase I of the Codru […]

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First Data and Results of the Codru Quest Study

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January 11, 2017

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The Codru Quest is a scientific research initiative, which emerged from the annual project of our organization, MEGA Impact Championship, organized in autumn 2016. It is now a follow-up of the Championship and a stand-alone study on economic valuation of ecosystem services in the Codru Nature Reserve and the Codru forest situated in the Republic […]

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A training in Kyrgyzstan

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December 22, 2016

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Imagine…Majestic mountains wearing dresses of white snow tower on each side. Among them, a stream of crystally clear water makes its way through the rocky slopes. Spruces and pine trees stand on each side of a serpentine road like guardians. They offer excellent accommodation and playground for squirrels who jump from one branch to another […]

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MEGA Impact Championship 2016: The Finals

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December 5, 2016

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Date: 12.11.2016 Location: Codru Nature Reserve, Moldova Mission: MEGA Impact Championship Finals Status: ACCOMPLISHED! In November 2016 a group of „Green Agents” accepted and accomplished a mission to investigate the forest and its biodiversity in the Codru Nature Reserve under the guidance of Dragos Voda, the „special agent” from the Reserve’s administration. This was the […]

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MEGA Impact Championship 2016: Launch and First Missions

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September 22, 2016

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On the 17th of September, 2016 the Launch event of the second edition of MEGA Impact Championship took place in the Codru Nature Reserve. This edition entitled „The Codru Quest” is organized by MEGA and is aimed at raising awareness among the society and informing it about the value and importance of biodiversity conservation in […]

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MEGA Impact Championship 2016: Let the Codru Quest begin!

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September 9, 2016

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Did you know that the oldest trees in the entire country of Moldova are located in the famous Codrii Nature Reserve? Being located at about 50km from the capital Chisinau, it is a protected area with unique natural value. In Codrii one can find about 1000 species of plants, 43 species of mammals, 145 species […]

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“FACE ROBOTS” COURSE DEVELOPS ENGINEER THINKING

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June 30, 2016

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Recently a new innovative gamified course, “FACE ROBOTS”, offered by MEGA with the use of MEGA Game: The Game with Impact has been completed. Its impact: young people with developed engineer mindset, knowledge in constructing and programming open-source robots, and skills in electronics, 3D design, and 3D printing. The course “FACE ROBOTS” was organized by […]

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