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
About pathogens and biodiversity, the European Green Deal, Climate Change, and Great Decoupling. A pdf to the interview to be provided soon.
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The full text here. The article is the journalist's summary of a written interview that I am copying here for reference. 1) Disse, em entrevista ao Expresso aquando da atribuição do Prémio Pessoa, “o afagar do ego é bom e serve de estímulo para continuar a trabalhar, mas também há o perigo de se perder a clarividência”. Em que medida o Prémio Pessoa lhe serviu de estímulo? Sentiu que a perda de
Title: Coastal Biodiversity Resilience to Increasing Extreme Events in the Caribbean Principal Investigators: Dr. Miguel Araujo CSIC-MNCN Dr. Ana Rey CSIC-MNCN Dr. Rosa Maria Roman-Cuesta, CIFOR 1. Background Central America (CA) (Mesoamerica + Caribbean) has faced increased exposure to damaging climate extreme events. This region has long been dubbed the miner’s canary of climate
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