BESAFE Conference in Manchester: Working towards a brighter future for biodiversity
A joint BESAFE – BIOMOT meeting was held between 20-22 February in Manchester, UK to map the progress and development of the projects and set the agenda for the future. Alongside reports from the last 16 months, this meeting ...
A newly published article explores four barriers to global understanding of biodiversity conservation
February 6, 2013 doi: 10.1098/rspb.2012.2649
Authors: Tatsuya Amano and William J. Sutherland
The article “Four barriers to the global understanding of biodiversity conservation: wealth, language, geographical locatio...
Research supported by EU projects STEP, ALARM and MACIS makes it into top ten for 2012 on Science for Environmental Policy (SEP)
A research supported by STEP, alongside other European Commission projects (ALARM and MACIS) has been placed among the Top 10 most popular Policy Briefs for 2012 in the classification of Science for Environmental Policy (SEP)...
Event alert: 6th Annual International ESP Conference 2013
26-30.8.2013, Bali, IndonesiaThe emphasis of this sixth international Ecosystem Partnership (ESP) conference will be on the practical application of the ‘ecosystem services’ concept in planning, management and d...
Event alert: ALTER-Net Conference 2013: Science underpinning the EU 2020 Biodiversity Strategy
15.04.2013 - 18.4.2013, Ghent, BelgiumThe primary focus of the conference will be the objectives and targets of the EU's 2020 Biodiversity Strategy, which should be realized by the end of this decade. Being a sc...
Job alert: PhD position (Leipzig, Germany)
The Department Community Ecology, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ invite applications for PhD position. Together with partners from Sweden, France, Spain and Portugal EC21C will analyse the effects of climat...
Article alert: Essential Biodiversity Variables
Science (2013) 339(6117): 277-278.
doi: 10.1126/science.1229931Pereira HM et al.Reducing the rate of biodiversity loss and averting dangerous biodiversity change are international goals, reasserted by the A...
First meeting of the Plenary of the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES-1)
The first meeting of the Plenary of the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES-1) entered its second day. In the morning, delegates discussed the role of the Multidisciplinary Expert Panel (M...
Managing and Monitoring of the Natura 2000 Network
Science for Environment Policy 35(November 2012)This Thematic Issue, which coincides with the 20th anniversary of the EU's Habitats Directive, examines the challenges and successes of managing and restoring biod...
Progress on the International Initiative for the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Pollinators COP-11 Hyderabad, India
The International Pollinators Initiative is, of course, not an institution but is the result of effort, achievements and initiatives of people committed to the conservation and sustainable use of pollinators, around the world...
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