Nature Conservation -- a new open-access, peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal launched
Nature Conservation is a new-generation open-access journal launched by Pensoft Publishers. Its platform is comprising both innovative technologies and a routine medium for publication of data related to the vast area ...
Efficient nature conservation policies require sharp focus
People have always known that their survival depends on something that is outside of their control – that is, nature. Nature regulates human life, and from it people have tried to derive rules for proper behavior. This is the...
Building the European Union's Natura 2000 - the largest ever network of protected areas
The European Union's Habitats Directive is now 20 years old, and its network of protected areas, known as Natura 2000, is nearing completion. After a slow start, the network now includes some 26 000 protected sites and covers...
Birds and butterflies fail to follow climate change temperature rise
Science for Environment Policy (2012) Issue 277As the climate changes, animal species are predicted to adapt by moving northwards so they can remain within their preferred temperature range. Now, researchers ...
International Conference on Managing Protected Areas under Climate Change (IMPACT) - Call for contributions
24-26 September 2012 in Dresden, GermanyIMPACT sets out to meet the growing need for sharing knowledge and experiences in the field of biodiversity conservation and climate change. Taking a transdisciplinary per...
Article alert: Ecological assembly rules in plant communities—approaches, patterns and prospects
Biological Reviews (2012) 87: 111–127. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-185X.2011.00187.xGötzenberger, L., de Bello, F., Bråthen, K. A., Davison, J., Dubuis, A., Guisan, A., Lepš, J., Lindborg, R., Moora, M., ...
BioSyst.EU 2013 Global systematics! - First Announcement
NOBIS Austria is honoured to host and organise the 2nd BioSyst.EU meeting 2013 in Vienna from the February 18th to 22nd 2013 in Vienna. The conference will take place at the University of Vienna (UZA II building) and the Natu...
Event alert: 2012 World Conservation Congress (06-15 9 2012)
Place: Jeju Island, Republic of KoreaThe IUCN World Conservation Congress is the world’s largest and most important conservation event. Held every four years, the Congress aims to improve how we manage our natur...
Article alert: Effects of Connectivity and Spatial Resolution of Analyses on Conservation Prioritization across Large Extents
Conservation Biology. doi: 10.1111/j.1523-1739.2011.01814.xARPONEN, A., LEHTOMÄKI, J., LEPPÄNEN, J., TOMPPO, E. and MOILANEN, A.The outcome of analyses that prioritize locations for conservation...
The biodiversity crisis: Worse than climate change
By Prof. Carsten RahbekBiodiversity is declining rapidly throughout the world. The challenges of conserving the world’s species are perhaps even larger than mitigating the negative effects of global climate chan...
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