Six Pessoa Prizes, including Cláudio Torres (archeology), Elvira Fortunato (engineering), José Manuel Rodrigues (photography), Maria Manuel Mota (biomedicine), Miguel Bastos Aeaújo (biogeography), and Tiago Rodrigues (theatre) got together in a round the table moderated by João Ferrão (geogapher) to discuss the application of Évora as European Captital of Culture in 2027. Issues related to
Amorim Group is the largest Cork Producer in the World. Miguel Araújo was interviewed by Amorim News about sustainability issues and the role of the corporate sector in solving the environmental crises. The interview is available in English, French, German, Portuguese and Spanish. It can be read here.
https://youtu.be/DIrNac2Eauk We - Shirin Taherim Babak Naimi, Carsten Rahbek and Miguel B. Araújo - just published the study in Science Advances. We reviewed 240 reports of climate-related species-range shifts and classified them based on three criteria. We ask whether observed distributional shifts are compared against random expectations, whether multicausal factors are examined on
Quando um leigo me pergunta sobre o objeto da minha investigação, nem sempre é fácil de explicar numa frase. Na verdade, quem trabalha em biodiversidade trabalha com sistemas complexos. Logo, para entender estes sistemas, para os modelar, para projetar dinâmicas futuras, são diversas as ramificações por onde se estende a investigação. Consciente da dificuldade em sintetizar a diversidade muitos
Opinion article in the newspaper Expresso / Artigo de opinião no jornal Expresso: "Apesar do valor estratégico dos aquíferos, a política de ordenamento e gestão do uso de solo, nomeadamente a que decorre da intensificação da produção agrícola e florestal, não tem garantido a máxima infiltração da água das chuvas. Urge estudar a dinâmica de recarga, monitorizar a captação de águas subterrâneas e
Congratulations to Nuria Galiana who was awarded a Marie Marie Skłodowska-Currie research fellowship to work with us on issues related to the biogeography of food webs. While we are all waiting for the paper work to be finished, we made a few questions so that we can get to know her better. Below her answers. - Tell us a little bit about your professional background? I
AQUACOSM-plus offers funding for mesocosm experiments through a unique collaborative international project, representing a full cross section of aquatic ecosystems. It is a good opportunity to visit and work in our Iberian-wide distributed pond mesocosm facility set up to examine the effects of climate change on aquatic biodiversity. For more information read here.
News piece in the prestigious El Pais about the PARIBAS-Foundation-funded CORESCAM project, led by Miguel Araújo, Rosa Roman-Cuesta and Ana Rey. The article in Spanish can be read here.
Recent interview to the magazine WILDER about the prospects that 2021 will bring to biodiversity and conservation. In Portuguese, can be read here.
CORESCAM: Studying Coastal Biodiversity Resilience to Increasing Extreme Events in Central America. A project co-led by Rosa Román Cuesta (CIFOR), Ana Rey and Miguel Bastos Araújo (both from MNCN-CSIC). Synthesis: Central America (Mesoamerica+Caribbean) has been dubbed the miner’s canary of climate change due to the marked increase in extreme events and their impacts over humans and