Research positions at Donana (Spain)
A recent Grant Agreement between Donana Biological Station (EBD-CSIC, Sevilla, Spain) and the EU (Capacities Programme) includes the contracting of 8 researchers in three different areas.
Further information can be obtaine...
2 PostDocs and 2 PhD positions
The Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research Leipzig, Germany has opened 2 full time (PostDocs) positions and 2 positions for PhD students (50%) in the new Department of Biomass and Bioenergy Systems.
Two PhD positions "Non-consumptive effects among spiders and insects"
The PhD positions are part of a collaborative project between PD Dr. Martin Entling at University of Koblenz-Landau and Dr. Florian Menzel at University of Mainz. Initially, both positions will be located in Landau/Pfalz.
Biodiversity in decline, but conservation efforts making a difference
One-fifth of the world's mammals, birds, amphibians, reptiles and fish are threatened with extinction, according to a recent report. The study notes that there have been many conservation success stories, but far greater long...
The latest European Topic Centre on Biological Diversity newsletter is now available
The newsletter aims at providing information on activities led by the Consortium in the framework of the multi-annual European Environment Agency’s Strategy 2009-2013.
The newsletter (December 2010) is available at: http://...
Implementing Natura 2000: Dutch and Italian experiences
A study of how the Natura 2000 network was implemented in the Netherlands and in Italy has been conducted. From this analysis, recommendations have been made to help other EU Member States implement and manage the network, wh...
Global biodiversity continues to decline
Indications suggest global biodiversity mostly continues to decline, confirming that the goal of halting the rate of loss of biodiversity by 2010 has not been met, according to a recent study. Pressures on biodiversity are in...
CLIMSAVE newsletter published
The CLIMSAVE project has published its newsletter. The project is aiming to assess the climate change impacts and adaptation strategies across six key sectors in Europe: agriculture, forestry, biodiversity, urban, water and c...
SCALES at the "Scaling sensitive governance" conference in Wageningen
From 10-12 November 2010 the conference:
"Towards a New Knowledge for Scale Sensitive Governance of Complex Systems"
will take place in Wageningen, the Netherlands.
The project SCALES will be presented in two session...
Financing Natura 2000 - Conference Proceedings online available
The conference proceedings of the Financing Natura 2000 Conference (15-16 July 2010 in Brussels) have been uploaded recently and are now available at:
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