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30.01.2012
The biodiversity crisis: Worse than climate change
By Prof. Carsten RahbekBiodiversity is declining rapidly throughout the world. The challenges of conserving the world’s species are perhaps even larger than mitigating the negative effects of global climate chan...

30.01.2012
Job alert: Postdoc on social-ecological feedbacks and resilience (Stockholm Resilience Centre, Sweden)
The interdisciplinary research group SES-LINK at the Stockholm Resilience Centre seeks a postdoctoral researcher for the project “The nature of social-ecological linkages and their implication for the resilience of human-envi...

24.01.2012
Article alert: Biodiversity and Ecosystem Function
Science 13 January 2012: 335(6065): 174-175. DOI: 10.1126/science.1217245Maestre FT et al.How is the biodiversity within an ecosystem related to the ecosystem's function? Quantifying and understanding this re...

22.01.2012
Job alert: Science Officer for BiodivERs
The Belgian Biodiversity Platform is presently seeking to hire a Science Officer to assist in the implementation of the EU FP7 “BiodivERsA” ERA-net project. BiodivERsA is a network of national funding organisations promoting ...

21.01.2012
Successful conservation policy needs monitoring and knowledge
Science for Environment Policy, Issue 269New research has explored how well different governance systems can achieve desirable conservation outcomes. Results confirmed the importance of adaptive management, whic...

21.01.2012
Protect biodiversity to safeguard ecosystem services
Science for Environment Policy, Issue 269Most species in an ecosystem could help supply essential ecosystem services, according to a recent study. The researchers found that 84% of species in the grassland ecosy...

18.01.2012
Effect of habitat area and isolation on plant trait distribution in European forests and grasslands
A new study exploring the sensitivity of grassland and forest plants to decreasing habitat size and isolation in north-central Europe carried out within the SCALES project concludes that an irreversible shift in the most domi...

17.01.2012
Job alert: 6 Postdoctoral research positions in environmental decisions/conservation ecology at the University of Melbourne
The appointees will conduct research in the Quantitative and Applied Ecology (QAE) Group in The School of Botany at The University of Melbourne (http://www.qaeco.com). The research is associated with the National Environment ...

13.01.2012
Practical course: Dispersal analysis with mark-release-recapture methods (30 April – 2 May 2012, Prague, Czech Republic)
A practical course on dispersal analysis with mark-recapture methods will be held on 30 April – 2 May 2012 in Prague, Czech Republic. The course is aimed at researchers / students / conservation managers, who are using, or pl...

12.01.2012
Job alert: PhD student at Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (Leipzig, Germany)
Topic: Effects of land-use on multitrophic interactions in rice-dominated landscapes in South-East Asia.The Department of Community Ecology at the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research GmbH - UFZ is offering a...


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06.12.2020
New paper published: A GIS-based policy support tool to determine national responsibilities and priorities for biodiversity conservation

Lin YP, Schmeller DS, Ding TS, Wang YC, Lien WY, Henle K, Klenke RA (2020) A GIS-based polic...
14.06.2016
PhD position in ecological modelling and insect field ecology: University of Würzburg

University of Würzburg is seeking a highly motivated PhD student with experience and in...

 
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