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News Item 20th Annual Conference of the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (EAERE)
Paper Submissions and Registrations are Open!
News Item Call for papers: EAERE 20th Annual Conference
Paper Submissions and Registrations are Open! Deadline for paper submission: 1st February 2013. Deadline for early registration: 1st May 2013.
News Item 26th International Congress for Conservation Biology
All abstracts must be submitted online by 5pm (GMT) on 30 January 2013.
News Item DIVERSITAS publication: Mooney HA, Duraiappah A and Larigauderie A, PNAS, Jan 2013
Evolution of natural & social science interactions in global change research programs
News Item DIVERSITAS on Wikipedia
A page has been created on Wikipedia in English, French and German
News Item International workshop: Mechanism design and the environment
Call for papers is now open! Deadline for submissions of papers: January 31st, 2013
News Item EuroMarine General Assembly 2012
DIVERSITAS was represented in the 2012 EuroMarine General Assembly in Brussels, Belgium on December 10-11, 2012
News Item Launch of the Ocean Acidification International Coordination Centre
DIVERSITAS endorsed project
News Item Plenary address from DIVERSITAS in the closing ceremony of the World Marine Biodiversity Conference
Anne-Hélène Prieur-Richard gave a plenary address "IPBES – Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services: a new science-policy mechanism" at the World Marine Biodiversity Conference, 26-30 Sept. 2011, Aberdeen, UK.
News Item sDiv call for workshops, postdoctoral fellowships and sabbaticals
Deadline for proposals: March 1, 2013
News Item bioGENESIS publication: Vargas P. & Zardoya R. (Eds), Madrid 2012
El árbol de la vida: sistemática y evolución de los seres vivos ("The Tree Of Life: systematics and evolution of living beings")
News Item bioGENESIS publication: Zardoya R., Lychnos N°9, June 2012
The Biodiversity Crisis: scientific and political challenges
News Item 5th World Conference on Ecological Restoration
Call for abstracts until May 1st, 2013
News Item KNEU 2nd meeting of the Client Dialogue Group
Anne-Hélène Prieur-Richard attended the meeting in her capacity of member of the Client Dialog Group
News Item "Le Monde" talks about IPBES
La biodiversité a désormais son groupe d'experts ("Biodiversity now has its group of experts")
News Item IUCN World Congress - Knowledge Café Sept 11th, 2012
Topic: "The Global Wetlands Observing System (GWOS): GEO BON support for Ramsar"
News Item ecoHEALTH publication: Machalaba C, Karesh W and Prieur-Richard A-H, 2012
Integrating health concerns into biodiversity planning, [square brackets] CBD newsletter for civil society, issue 7 October 2012, p.17
News Item Call for expressions of interest : Experts for Horizon 2020 Advisory Groups (EU)
Deadline for registration: Wednesday 6 March 2013 at 17,00.00, Brussels local time
News Item 11th INTECOL Congress "Ecology: Into the next 100 years"
Abstracts submission is now open! Deadline: 22 March 2013
News Item ecoHEALTH project BIODIS granted by CESAB (France) & post-doc position open
The DEBED project BIODIS, Disentangling the linkages between biodiversity and emerging infectious diseases, received a grant from the French Centre for Synthesis and Analysis of Biodiversity (CESAB). BIODIS is opening a post-doctoral position in disease ecology to coordinate BIODIS
News Item "Global biodiversity panel holds first plenary meeting"
A. Larigauderie (DIVERSITAS and ICSU Delegation) and A. Duraiappah (IHDP and UNU Delegation) are interviewed by SciDevNet on outcome of IPBES-1 (29th January 2013)
News Item Professor HA Zakri elected chair of IPBES
DIVERSITAS congratulates Prof. H. A. Zakri for his election as Chair of the Bureau of IPBES, and all Members of the Bureau, and of the Multidisciplinary Expert Panel (MEP) for their election!
News Item DIVERSITAS Publication: Pereira et al, 2013, Science
Essential Biodiversity Variables
News Item ESSP Transitions into "Future Earth"
The Earth System Science Partnership (ESSP) closed on 31 December 2012. Its projects and activities will transition into the new "Future Earth" programme over the next few years.
News Item GEON BON Second All Hands meeting
DIVERSITAS co-organised this GEO BON Second All Hands meeting in Asilomar, California, USA on December 3-6, 2012
News Item Future Earth - GEC Community Workshop
All DIVERSITAS core projects and cross cutting networks were represented at this Workshop which took place in Paris on November 28-29, 2012
News Item Future Earth - Kuala Lumpur Workshop
DIVERSITAS was represented in the ICSU - Future Earth Workshop in Kuala Lumpur on November 21-23, 2012
News Item DIVERSITAS-GEO BON publication: Tallis et al. in BioScience 62:977-986
A Global System for Monitoring Ecosystem Service Change
News Item International Forum for Ecosystem Adaptability Science IV
DIVERSITAS was represented in the International Forum for Ecosystem Adaptability Science IV in Sendai, Japan on December 12-13, 2012
News Item Third New Commons Workshop: Building Resilience with Common Capital: Managing shared resources
This project is a joint endeavour between IHDP, DIVERSITAS, the Asia-Pacific Network for global change research (APN), and the United Nations University (UNU-ISP), which held its final workshop on 3-5 December 2012 in Kobe, Japan
News Item agroBIODIVERSITY publication: Jackson et al. in Global Environmental Change 22(3)
Social-ecological and regional adaptation of agrobiodiversity management across a global set of research regions
News Item New people at the DIVERSITAS Secretariat
Welcome to Karine Payet-Lebourges as new Science Officer! Farewell to Julie and Mélinda, and welcome to Maria-Elisa Biotti and Beatrice Perceval as Administrative Assistants!
News Item GMBA Publication: Special issue in Plant Ecology&Diversity 2012 on "Mountain Biodiversity"
Now free for download until end of November 2012!
DIVERSITAS attended the historic first session of IPBES on behalf of ICSU, in Bonn, Germany from 21st to 26th January, 2013. See here for key outcome of IPBES-1
News Item bioGENESIS Training Workshop 2013 "Evolutionary Approaches to Biodiversity Science"
Registration is now open!
News Item Second ecoHEALTH DEBED meeting
18-20 December 2012, New York, USA
News Item Publication: GWSP - Global Water News No. 12, Oct. 2012
"Water in the Anthropocene"
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News Item Call for nominations for Future Earth Science Committee
The closing date for nominations is 22 February 2013
News Item DIVERSITAS Newsletter - 2013 #01 is now online!
Future Earth, IPBES-1, GEO-BON, and much more news!
News Item GMBA workshop on Mountain LTER sites 2013
News Item agroBIODIVERSITY publication: Bianchi et al., Environmental Science & Policy, 31 Jan. 2013
Opportunities and limitations for functional agrobiodiversity in the European context
News Item Request for applications to co-host the 2016 biennial EcoHealth Conference
Deadline for applications: 8th June 2013
News Item In memoriam Carlo Heip
The DIVERSITAS community mourns the loss of our colleague and friend, Prof Carlo Heip, from the Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research (NIOZ), who passed away on February 15th, 2013
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News Item FRB/FFEM call for proposals: "Scenarios of biodiversity in Sub-Saharan Africa"
Deadline for registration: 30th May 2013 - Deadline for submission: 20th June 2013
News Item Call for nominations for the "Elinor Ostrom Award for Collective Governance of the Commons"
Deadline for application: April 8th, 2013
News Item IMBER Open Science Conference (23-27 June 2014, Bergen, Norway)
Call for Sessions and Workshops is now open! Deadline for proposals: 15th March 2013
News Item agroBIODIVERSITY Publication: European Learning Network on Functional AgroBiodiversity (ELN-FAB), 2012
Functional agrobiodiversity - Nature serving Europe’s farmers (Guidance Book)
News Item First HarmBio WG4 meeting Feb. 2013
Meeting of the EU COST Action HarmBio WG4 "Intercomparisons of biodiversity models"
News Item 15th BIOECON Conference "Conservation and Development: Exploring Conflicts and Challenges"
Call for papers is open! Deadline: 15th May 2013
News Item 48th European Marine Biology Symposium
Abstract submission deadline: March 25th, 2013
News Item Prince Mahidol Award Conference 2013
Scientists involved in ecoHEALTH activities participated in the Prince Mahidol Award Conference 2013, which also served as the 2nd International One Health Congress, held in Bangkok, Thailand, January 28 - February 2, 2013.
News Item International Meeting on Emerging Diseases and Surveillance 2013
Scientists involved in ecoHEALTH participated in the fourth International Meeting on Emerging Diseases and Surveillance (IMED) in Vienna, Austria from 15-18, 2013
News Item bioGENESIS held a successful training workshop and participated in the ATBC conference in Indonesia (March 2013)
This workshop on "Evolutionary Approaches to Biodiversity Science" (16-17 March 2013, Banda Aceh, Sumatra, Indonesia), organised jointly with ATBC 2013, attracted 23 students coming from several Asian countries
News Item bioGENESIS at ATBC Conference (16-17 March 2013, Banda Aceh, Indonesia)
bioGENESIS had a strong presence in the ATBC Conference 2013 through a training workshop and several lectures
News Item Call for articles – IHDP writing contest on Sustainable Development Goals
Deadline for application: 15 April 2013
News Item The Professional African Young Women Conservation Biologist Award 2013
Deadline for Receiving Materials: 30 April, 2013
News Item Call for projects in European Union Marie Curie program
Deadline for proposal submission: 14th August 2013
News Item 4th iLEAPS Science Conference "Terrestrial ecosystems, atmosphere, and people in the Earth system"
Call for sessions for the 4th iLEAPS Science Conference is open - Session proposal deadline is 30 April 2013
News Item DIVERSITAS welcomes new DIWPA Chair and Secretary General
DIWPA, is the international network for the implementation of DIVERSITAS in Western Pacific and Asia, and for cooperation and exchange about biodiversityscience in the Western Pacific and Asia
News Item McGill at work
Follow Prof. Catherine Potvin on a scientific journey on climate change, starting Monday 8 April 2013 on Facebook
News Item DIVERSITAS received an ICSU grant for a project on Access and Benefit Sharing
Project focuses on implications of ABS for academic research
News Item Fill in the questionnaire!
Survey to draft a stakeholder engagement strategy for IPBES
News Item Job vacancies available at the UNEP-WCMC
The United Nations Environment Programme - The World Conservation Monitoring Centre is offering different job vacancies
News Item Farewell to Dr Makiko Mimura, bioGENESIS Science Officer
News Item Jobs vacancies at The Nature's Conservancy
Rewarding and challenging careers available at the Nature's Conservancy
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News Item New GWSP website launched!
New design, more information
News Item 8th ALTER-Net Summer School
Deadline for applications: 30 April 2013
News Item DIVERSITAS-bioDISCOVERY contributes to GBO-4
A consortium of DIVERSITAS, Université Paris-Sud XI, FFCUL, the PBL-Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency, the Fisheries Centre of the University of British Columbia and UNEP-WCMC have been selected by the CBD to prepare the scenario assessment for the upcoming Global Biodiversity Outlook (GBO-4). The scientists of the bioDISCOVERY network coordinating the scenario analysis for the CBD's Global Biodiversity Outlook 4 (GBO-4) met on April 8-9 for the second Lead Author meeting to discuss the programme of work.
News Item SC-bioDISCOVERY meeting
The SC-bioDISCOVERY met April 10-11, 2013 in Paris. The SC members welcomed the opportunity to join Future Earth, and endorsed the transition of the project towards the end of 2014. The members expressed enthusiasm for bioDISCOVERY to become better integrated with the other GEC projects, and welcomed the opportunity to strengthen the observation, modelling and assessment core of the project.
News Item German National Committee for Future Earth established in April 2013
This new committee (DKN-Future Earth) serves as the successor to the German National Committee on Global Change Research (NKGCF), and will act as a research advisory board and national partner on questions regarding international developments and activities within the framework of Future Earth
News Item The role of the social sciences in achieving the CBD Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020 and its Aichi Targets
The Convention on Biological Diversity has issued a call to peer review a background paper on the role of the social sciences in achieving the 2020 Aichi Targets, developed under the leadership of IHDP, with involvement of DIVERSITAS
News Item DIVERSITAS Newsletter - 2013 #02 is now online!
Future Earth, Stakeholder Engagement Strategy for IPBES, CBD Access and Benefits-Sharing (ABS) and much more...
News Item Call for abstracts: 2nd Global Land Project Open Science Meeting
Deadline for submitting abstracts extended to 31 July 2013
News Item Call for research projects GOPS 2013
Deadline for application: 31 May 2013
News Item Call for Concept Notes: CCAFS Flagships
Deadline for submission of the concept notes: 1 March 2014 at 5 pm CET.
News Item ecoSERVICES Workshop
Drafting the ecoSERVICES Research Strategy, 10-12 November 2013, Paris, France
News Item ecoSERVICES Scientific Committee
Nomination of the new members!
News Item Vacancy: Postdoctoral researcher in the area of Human Dimensions of Natural Resource Management
Review of application materials will begin ASAP and will continue until a suitable candidate is hired.
News Item Research call: "Infrastructures linéaires de transport, biodiversités et paysages"
Submission deadline: 11 February 2014 12 am.
News Item Future Earth Engagement Committee launch
This Committee will provide strategic guidance to Future Earth on how to engage stakeholders and ensure that the Future Earth science agenda is informed by user perspectives.
News Item Sandra Lavorel elected at the French Academy of Sciences
Congratulations to Sandra Lavorel, member of the DIVERSITAS ecoSERVICES Scientific Committee.
News Item DIVERSITAS publication: Ecosystem Services: Global Issues, Local Practices
This book is a publication from the Belgium National Committee of DIVERSITAS.
News Item New chairs elected at The European Alliance of Global Change Research Committees
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News Item DIVERSITAS Newsletter - 2013 #04 is now online!
CBD SBSTTA17, The TRY initiative, and much more...
News Item GEO BON & CBD held a successful workshop on enhancing biodiversity data and observing systems
On 12th October, 80 participants from 50 countries and international organisations met in Montreal in preparation of the CBD SBSTTA 17...
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News Item Vacancy: GEO BON Executive Director
Deadline for application: 6 January 2014
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