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.
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
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
Miguel Bastos Araújo was charged by the Minister for the Environment and Climatic Action with the mission of leading a group of 5 scientists that will prepare strategic policy biodiversity documents to support the Portuguese Government through the EU Council Presidency between January and June 2021, the Portuguese position in the COP15 on biodiversity, and the Portuguese internal strategy
I was thrilled to participate in one and half hour discussion about environmental issues, sustainability and disease in webinar organised by the Fundação Eugénio de Almeida, together with Teresa Pinto Correia and Alfredo Cunhal Sendim. You can follow the discussion at: https://www.facebook.com/fundacaoeugeniodealmeida/videos/216258779414860