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News Item Belmont Forum Call: Mountains as Sentinels of Change
A new Belmont Forum call on Mountains as Sentinels of Change opens on April 1, 2015, Pre-proposals are due June 1, 2015. The call aims at fostering research on climate, environmental and related societal change in mountain regions, considering both new measurements, recovery of existing data, and the development and use of integrated modelling strategies by adopting a strong trans- and inter-disciplinary approach.
News Item IPBES Call for Comments
IPBES seeks experts to review documents related to ongoing work on the guide for assessments (Deliverable 2a), on diverse conceptualizations of values (Deliverable 3d) and on policy support tools and methodologies (Deliverable 4c).
News Item IPBES nomination of experts
IPBES seeks the nomination of experts for the following deliverables: 1) A set of regional and sub-regional assessments of biodiversity and ecosystem services 2) A thematic assessment of land degradation and restoration 3) The scoping of a global assessment of biodiversity and ecosystem services
Event bioDISCOVERY SC-Meeting (Paris, France, from Dec 10, 2014 12:00 AM to Dec 11, 2014 12:00 AM)
Upon invitation
News Item DIVERSITAS events and activities at COP12 (6 - 17 October 2014, Republic of Korea)
DIVERSITAS, its core projects and its partners held a series of events and activities at COP12, held 6-17 October 2014 in Pyeong Chang, Republic of Korea
News Item DIVERSITAS Newsletter - 2014 #06 is now online!
DIVERSITAS celebration, contributions to the Convention on Biological Diversity and IPBES, and much more news!
News Item DIVERSITAS activities at CBD COP 12 (6-17 October 2014, Republic of Korea)
DIVERSITAS and its partners will hold a series of events during COP12.
News Item DIVERSITAS publication: The emergence and promise of functional biogeography
A bioDISCOVERY publication from Violle et al. in PNAS.
News Item Third sDiv call for Workshops, Postdocs and Sabbaticals is open!
The third call for Workshops, Postdocs and Sabbaticals at the German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity research is now open.
News Item EU-project SCALES: eBook on Scaling in Ecology and Biodiversity Conservation
The EU project SCALES is coming to an end. As a final product, a book on Scaling in Ecology and Biodiversity Conservation is being published.
Collection EU-project SCALES: free ebook on Scaling in Ecology and Biodiversity Conservation
News Item DIVERSITAS activities at SBSTTA 18 (23-27 June 2014, Montreal, Canada)
DIVERSITAS and its partners held a number of activities prior and during SBSTTA18 of CBD, which took place 23 - 27 June 2014.
News Item bioDISCOVERY Scientific Committee
DIVERSITAS is pleased to announce the nomination of new members on the SC-bioDISCOVERY and welcomes them in the DIVERSITAS/Future Earth community.
News Item Job Opportunity at BiK-F: Postdoctoral Researcher on “Intercomparisons of biodiversity models”
Prof. Katrin Böhning-Gaese at the Biodiversity and Climate Research Centre (BiK-F) is recruiting a postdoctoral researcher to support WG 4 of the EU COST Action Harmonizing Global Biodiversity Modelling.
Event The 4th IMBER ClimEco Summer School (East China Normal University,Shanghai, China, from Aug 04, 2014 09:00 AM to Aug 09, 2014 06:00 PM)
Final countdown to apply for the IMBER summer school.
Event HarmBio Group (bioDISCOVERY) workshop & SC meeting (iDIV, Leipzig, Germany, from Apr 08, 2014 09:00 AM to Apr 11, 2014 06:00 PM)
Upon Invitation.
News Item BioFresh launched the Global Freshwater Biodiversity Atlas
BioFresh, an endorsed project of freshwaterBIODIVERSITY, launched a Global Freshwater Biodiversity Atlas.
Event bioDISCOVERY meeting: GBO-4 - 3rd CLA meeting (Vancouver, Canada, from Feb 10, 2014 09:00 AM to Feb 14, 2014 04:00 PM)
Aim of the meeting is to finalise the Technical Support Document before submission for external review, and to prepare synthesis paper. Upon invitation.
News Item TRY Workshop report available
The detailed report for the 5th Workshop of the TRY initiative is now available.
News Item Eco-Evol workshop of bioGENESIS & bioDISCOVERY: Improving models of species rangeshifts
The 4th joint workshop of the Eco-Evol initiative of bioDISCOVERY and bioGENESIS at the sDIV in Leipzig was a success - participants found it stimulating, and were excited about the prospects of further collaborations focused on integrating theory, experiments and models of species range shifts under climate change.
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