AQUACOSM-plus offers funding for mesocosm experiments through a unique collaborative international project, representing a full cross section of aquatic ecosystems. It is a good opportunity to visit and work in our Iberian-wide distributed pond mesocosm facility set up to examine the effects of climate change on aquatic biodiversity. For more information read here.
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
Kudos for Shirin Taheri who just published the first article from her PhD thesis in Global Change Biology. We show that determinants of bird species range shifts in Great Britain, in the past decades, is likely driven by a combination of factors (climate change, land-cover change, and stochasticity) and that the strength of the signal of each one of these factors varies across the
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
I was invited to an interesting political discussion surrounding the strategic actions required to face the challenges of climate change. The conference took place in Porto (Portugal) with the presence of 5 ministers of Portugal as well as many other decision makers. The slot in which I participated about "agriculture and climate change starts roughly at 2h26 min of the following
I was asked to write an essay about climate change adaptation. The original version can be read here, but I copy below the full text too because the format is not the most user friendly: Adaptação à mudança num contexto de complexidade e incerteza O mundo encontra-se num processo de transformação profunda. Se as alterações climáticas e a perda de biodiversidade globais já estavam na agenda
About pathogens and biodiversity, the European Green Deal, Climate Change, and Great Decoupling. A pdf to the interview to be provided soon.