Welcome to the EKLIPSE Knowledge Network and Open Community (KNOCK), an open networking space for the public, policy makers, and scientists, to exchange knowledge, experience, and advice on biodiversity and ecosystem services.

The purpose of KNOCK is to provide information and best practice backed by state of the art scientific research, to further the establishment and operation of the EKLIPSE mechanism.

Please read the Terms and Conditions before starting to use the interactive online tools of the EKLIPSE Knowledge Network and Open Community (KNOCK). By registering for our site, you confirm that you accept these terms and conditions, and that you agree to abide by them.

Below are the various tools and resources for participating and contributing to the EKLIPSE community:

Click here to register your account and expertise. We will keep you posted on new developments.

You can also find us on: ResearchGate and LinkedIn.


The up-to-date catalogue of people working in the field, ready to help you

Q & A

The easiest and quickest way to get a professional answer for your question through the Ask OPPLA service


The place for in-depth investigations of the most important issues


The fun and interactive means of learning about theory and practice - a virtual follow-up and expansion of the actual science cafés organized by EKLIPSE


The more serious and detailed opportunity to acquire knowledge