Article alert: Conceptual approaches to integrate nature conservation into forest management: a Central European perspective
International Forestry Review 13(1): 13-22 A. BoncinaThere are two main approaches to nature conservation in forest management. In the segregation approach, nature conservation is one of the management object...
PhD position at the Department of Forest Sciences, Institute of Forest Growth and Forest Computer
Sciences(TU Dresden, Germany)
At the Department of Forest Sciences, Institute of Forest Growth and Forest Computer Sciences, Chair of Forest Biometrics and Forest Systems Analysis is offering a PhD position which entails 50% of the fulltime weekly hours. ...
Postdoctoral Fellow - Modeling spatial population dynamics of endangered and invasive species using genetic data (University of Canberra)
The appointee will be required to create agent-based models (within a generic framework) for population dynamics of invasive and endangered animal species to simulate population genetic data. Using the method of Approximate B...
Symposium: Biodiversity patterns at different scales - from theory to application
The symposium will be part of the 41th Annual Conference of the Ecological Society of German, Austria and Switzerland (GfO) "Ecological Functions, Patterns, Processes" (at the University of Oldenburg, 5.9. - 9.9.2010).The ...
Article alert: Beyond Predictions: Biodiversity Conservation in a Changing Climate
Science. 2011 Apr 1;332(6025):53-8.Dawson TP, Jackson ST, House JI, Prentice IC, Mace GMClimate change is predicted to become a major threat to biodiversity in the 21st century, but accurate predictions and e...
EcoSummit 2012: Ecological Sustainability - Columbus, Ohio, USA
EcoSummit 2012 First AnnouncementEcosystems such as streams, rivers, inland and coastal wetlands, grasslands, and forests provide numerous services that fundamentally support human health and well-being. EcoSumm...
Article alert: Universal criteria for species conservation priorities? Findings from a survey of public views across Europe
Biological Conservation 144(3), March 2011, Pages 998-1007Fischer, A.; Bednar-Friedl, B.; Langers, F.; Dobrovodská, M.; Geamana, N.; Skogen, K.; Dumortier, M.Decisions on biodiversity management and cons...
Article alert: Units of nature or processes across scales? The ecosystem concept at age 75.
New Phytologist, 190: 21–34. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-8137.2011.03646.x Currie, W. S.The ecosystem has served as a central organizational concept in ecology for nearly a half century and continues to evolve. As a ...
11th edition of Green Week "Resource Efficiency - Using less, living better", 24-27 May 2011, Brussels
The 11th edition of Green Week, the biggest annual conference on European environment policy, will take place from 24 to 27 May 2011 in Brussels and around Europe. This year's theme is "Resource Efficiency - Using l...
Biodiversity's ills not all down to climate change
Researchers predicting the finer effects of climate warming on ecology should take care.Quirin Schiermeier, Nature | doi:10.1038/news.2011.170Interview with Camille Parmesan, a population biologist at the Univer...
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