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DIVERSITAS is actively preparing for the second session of the IPBES Plenary.

Planet Under Pressure

New knowledge towards solutions. DIVERSITAS co-organises this major international science conference focusing on solutions to the global sustainability challenge; 26-29 March 2012, London, UK. Register now !


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DIVERSITAS Policy Brief on Biodiversity for Rio+20 now available in French and Spanish These policy briefs were prepared for the Planet Under Pressure Conference. They specifically target policy-makers in the Rio+20 process, aiming to give them access to the latest scientific ...
Dr David Cooper, Member of SC-DIVERSITAS, promoted D Cooper was appointed as Director for Scientific, Technical and Technological Matters at the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity.
Prof. Georgina Mace became the new Chair of the Scientific Committee of DIVERSITAS on 1st January 2012 "I am honoured to take over the Chairmanship of DIVERSITAS", said Georgina Mace.
The DIVERSITAS community thanks Prof. Harold (Hal) Mooney for his great leadership! Hal Mooney chaired DIVERSITAS from 2008-2011; he will remain a member of the SC-DIVERSITAS.
Prof. Hiroyuki Matsuda will receive the Ecological Society of Japan Award on 20 March 2012 Hiroyuki Matsuda is a Member of the SC-DIVERSITAS and President of ESJ.
Braulio Dias, from Brazil, appointed as Executive Secretary of the Convention of Biological Diversity DIVERSITAS looks forward to working with Braulio Dias.
Prof. Christoph Häuser New Chair of DIVERSITAS German National Committee C Häuser is based at the Museum of Natural History Berlin; he coordinates international cooperation and research policy at the Leibniz Institute for Evolution and Biodiversity Research, and ...
UNU, UNU-IHDP, DIVERSITAS launch e-survey on IPBES UN University (UNU), UNU-IHDP, in collaboration with DIVERSITAS, and commissioned by the Ministry of the Environment of Japan, have launched an e-survey to solicit feedback on the ...
The DIVERSITAS community will be a major contributor to PuP Conference The DIVERSITAS community will be present in a broad range of PuP sessions.
Call for nominations for the 2012 Ebbe Nielsen Prize GBIF invites nominations for the 2012 Ebbe Nielsen Prize, awarded annually to a person or team who demonstrates excellence in combining biodiversity informatics and biosystematics research. ...
Dr. Steven Wilson appointed as Executive Director of ICSU Dr. Wilson will provide leadership in implementing ICSU's second Strategic Plan 2012–2017.
New publication on IPBES from the Bulletin of the British Ecological Society Harrison J (2011) IPBES - the Birth Pangs of a New Assessment Process. BES Bulletin, 37-38.
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Feb 27, 2012 - Feb 29, 2012 - Tokyo - Japan
Scientific Workshop on IPBES - Organised by the Ministry of the Environment of Japan, in collaboration with UNU. Upon invitation. More information
Feb 27, 2012 - Feb 29, 2012 - Frascati - Italy
GEO BON Workshop: Essential ... - This workshop is organised in collaboration with DIVERSITAS, and hosted by the European Space ... More information
Mar 05, 2012 - Mar 07, 2012 - Berlin - Germany
Workshop: Tipping Points in Ecological ... - A joint workshop by DIVERSITAS and the German Network Forum for biodiversity research (NEFO), aimed ... More information
Mar 14, 2012 - Jakarta - Indonesia
APN "Networking & Poster Session" - On the occasion of its 17th Inter-Governmental Meeting (IGM) and Scientific Planning Group (SPG) ... More information
Mar 22, 2012 - Mar 24, 2012 - London - UK
DIVERSITAS Scientific Committee Meeting - Upon invitation More information
Mar 25, 2012 - London - UK
agroBIODIVERSITY Scientific Committee ... - Upon invitation More information
Mar 26, 2012 - Mar 29, 2012 - London - UK
Planet Under Pressure - New knowledge towards solutions - Early registration deadline 20 January 2012 More information
Mar 30, 2012 - Mar 31, 2012 - London - UK
Workshop on the Biodiversity Planetary ... - Upon invitation. More information
Mar 30, 2012 - London - UK
Workshop of BESTNet, the Biodiversity ... - Upon invitation. Organised by Charles Perrings, ecoSERVICES Group at Arizona State University. More information
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