Article alert: Cryptic biodiversity loss linked to global climate change
Nature Climate Change 2011, 1: 313–318 doi:10.1038/nclimate1191M Bálint, S Domisch, CHM Engelhardt, P Haase, S Lehrian, J Sauer, K Theissinger, SU Pauls & C NowakGlobal climate change (GCC) significantly...
Article alert: High plant diversity is needed to maintain ecosystem services
Nature 2011 Aug 10. doi: 10.1038/nature10282Isbell F, Calcagno V, Hector A, Connolly J, Harpole WS, Reich PB, Scherer-Lorenzen M, Schmid B, Tilman D, van Ruijven J, Weigelt A, Wilsey BJ, Zavaleta ES, Loreau M.
CLIMSAVE Project Newsletter
CLIMSAVE is a pan-European project that is developing a user-friendly, interactive web-based tool that will allow stakeholders to assess climate change impacts and vulnerabilities for a range of sectors, including agriculture...
First session of a plenary meeting on IPBES
The first session of a plenary meeting on IPBES (Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services) is scheduled from 3-7 October 2011 and will be held in Nairobi, Kenya.
IPBES will be an interface between th...
Article alert: Ongoing global biodiversity loss and the need to move beyond protected areas: a review of the technical and practical shortcomings of protected areas on land...
Marine Ecology Progress Series 434: 251 DOI: 10.3354/meps09214
C Mora, PF SaleA leading strategy in international efforts to reverse ongoing losses in biodiversity is the use of protected areas. We use a broad rang...
Biodiversity loss: prevention is cheaper than cure
Science for Environment Policy, News Alert Issue 250
A proactive approach to biodiversity loss – where conservation of a species starts before it becomes endangered – could save millions of euros compared to th...
Research Scientist (UFZ, Germany)
The Department of Conservation Biology (The Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ) is offering a half-time position for a research scientis , within the EU-funded project Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services: Ar...
Changing environmental governance in a changing world
The pressures on the environment are becoming increasingly interlinked and globalised, requiring a new kind of environmental governance. The EEA has also released a supporting background report to the Global Megatrends asses...
Ph.D. student in Behavioural and Evolutionary Ecology (University of Antwerp, BELGIUM)
The project aims to study the evolutionary ecology of phenotypic plasticity by integrating behaviour, physiology and endocrinology using avian species, both in the field (blue tit) and in the lab (canary); possible lines of r...
ARC Super Science Fellows: Ecological - Genetic Impacts of Climate Change (University of Adelaide, Australia)
The Australian Research Council (ARC) has funded a Super Science project at the University of Adelaide which seeks to use a novel integration of ecological and genomic methods to assess rapidly and cost-effectively the divers...
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