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
Latitudinal extent of realised and potential thermal ranges In a new study published today in Nature Ecology and Evolution, an international consortium of researchers led by Nikki Moore PhD student at McGill University, sheds light on how temperature shapes the living patterns of cold-blooded animals, revealing that marine species are more directly influenced by thermal limitations compared to
https://youtu.be/0IgwyxsNNyo?si=iN-o1lxgQsJgu5pJ The increase in intensity and duration of heat waves in the Caribbean and Central American regions over the last 80 years. The interaction between both dimensions is assessed by calculating the MCI, which represents the yearly average cumulative intensity. Climate change is a multifaceted phenomenon that defies simplistic measurements. While
In the context of the COP15 summit on biodiversity that took place in Montreal, Canada, by the end of 2022, MIGUEL BASTOS ARAUJO was interviewed by the newspaper Público. The full recorded interview can be heard in a podcast below (in Portuguese).
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
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.