Miguel Araujo coordinates a Think Tank within the Natura Connect project, bringing together representatives of the public administration, universities, private sector, and NGOs to discuss the implementation of the European Biodiversity Strategy in Portugal. • Date: November 21, from 9:30 am to 5:00 pm • Location: Évora • Participation is not open to the public This
Last year, together with a team of five academics and the support of numerous experts dedicated to the environment, Miguel B. Araújo coordinated the first exhaustive reflection on the state of biodiversity conservation in Portugal titled: Biodiversity 2030: A New Agenda for Conservation under Climate Change. For the first time in a document of this nature, a prospective analysis was included on
Project description Biodiversity is declining at unprecedented rates, with far-reaching consequences for the functioning of ecosystems and human well-being. The loss of any species can have profound consequences given that all species are entangled in complex networks of interactions with other species. Thus, any species loss can promote a deep reorganisation of the communities and ecosystems.
Miguel Araújo was invited to give a keynote address in Portuguese parliament about the recently published study "Biodiversidade 2030". You can watch the full presentation on the belo YouTube video (from minute 49:30 onwards).
Miguel Araújo participated in the RTP2 programme "Civil Society" to talk about planetary limits in wake of the 8 billion people threshold that we just passed. The interview can be seen in YouTube, below (second part). https://youtu.be/99ingxYAVHc
The European Biodiversity Strategy 2030 commits Union Member States to legally protect a minimum of 30% of the European Union’s land and sea area and to strictly protect at least a third of these protected areas. European Members States are also committed to effectively manage conservation areas and to restore Europe’s natural capital, thus taking a leading role in the Post-2020 Convention on
Publicado o estudo "Biodiversidade 2030: Nova Agenda para a Conservação em Contexto de Alterações Climáticas", encomendado pelo Ministério do Ambiente e Ação Climática e coordenado por Miguel Bastos Araújo. Participam ainda, como coordenadores setoriais, Sara Antunes, Emanuel Gonçalves, Rosário Oliveira, Sofia Santos e Isabel Sousa Pinto. O trabalho beneficiou ainda da colaboração empenhada de 14
It was a true pleasure to talk to entrepreneurs and business people at the annual meting of the Business Council for Sustainable Development on the limits of the economy in the finite planet and discuss new ways to address the problem of sustainability, with focus to the natural capital and to biodiversity in a changing world.
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.