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
Recent interview to the magazine WILDER about the prospects that 2021 will bring to biodiversity and conservation. In Portuguese, can be read here.
Of the many committees I serve, there are few that give me so much pleasure and fulfilment than helping to identify together with other colleagues the champions of biodiversity conservation to be recognised. One of these committees is the BBVA Foundation Awards in biodiversity conservation this year in its 15th edition and given to the conservation of the bearded vulture in Spain, the protection
The 19th of October witnessed the Opening of the European Green Week, this year under scientific curation by Miguel B. Araújo and taking place at the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation in Lisbon. Despite the pandemic situation the event went well with a at least a good hundred of people present in the large auditorium of the Foundation and many more attending online. The
I was happy to share some thoughts on biodiversity, climate change and conservation planning to the representatives of the environmental ministries of CPLP (referring to the "Community of Portuguese Speaking Countries"). My presentation starts at
CLIMATE change is the greatest threat humanity faces – and we aren’t the only ones at risk. Global warming will harm millions of other species, including iconic endangered animals such as polar bears and tigers. Despite this, conservationists often don’t take climate change into account, meaning plans to preserve these species are doomed to fail. “It’s astonishing,” says Miguel Araujo at the
La Caixa Foundation is funding a number of PhD projects in a variety of domains. I am offering one such projects for a highly motivated student in conservation biology. The project title is "Global biodiversity conservation under climate and land use change" and can be found in the link below. I look forward to receiving good applications from committed students. The projects can be searched in
Photo copyright Orlando Almeida Life interview to the "Diário de Notícias" (in Portuguese). The article can be accessed here but needs (free) registration for full access.
Interview to Club Renfe (in Spanish)