Debate on the Geopolitics of Climate Change at the European Ecological Federation Meeting in Lisbon (July 2019) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qzeAXVoVMbM&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR3rXir74XT1ZZbvcHDN1j6iJR_AwXwp4P_38CbMbywqnyvrVaUjXTqZiBY
Proud to have been identified for the 6th year in a row as highly cited in the field of environmental sciences. More on the 2019 awardees here.
Miguel Bastos Araújo was awarded the National Environmental Prize "Fernando Pereira" by the Portuguese Confederation of the Environmental NGOs (CPADA in Portuguese). This prize is awarded annually to outstanding personalities in the environmental conservation fields. "I am deeply honoured to have received this award by fellow environmentalists", says Miguel Araújo. "Prior to being undergraduate
Happy to have accepted the challenge by Ricardo Garcia to co-organise this workshop for journalists. It is important that journalists acquire the competencies to communicate complex issues, like climate change, with objectivity. Thrilled that the idea was well received by EEA Grants Portugal. It will take place in January 2020 and be opened to journalists based in Portugal and Norway. The
As previously announced Miguel Araújo won the 2018 Pessoa Prize. This is the first time the Prize recognises someone working in the field of environmental sciences. Named after the famous writer and poet Fernando Pessoa, the Pessoa Prize is recognised as the most important cultural award in Portugal. It was created in 1987 by the newspaper Expresso and the IT company Unisys, and since 2008 the
https://youtu.be/iS31WaKMW_Y Would you have your cancer treatment be defined by one doctor supported by the opinion of two additional referees? Surely, you would hope the treatment to follow best practice standards reached by consensus among several doctors working in the field. Surprisingly, no such standards exist in models entering biodiversity assessments, but we now provide such
The Pessoa Prize (Premio Pessoa) is granted annually, since 1987, to a Portuguese citizen whose contributions have been particularly relevant in the domains of arts, literature, or science. The Prize is named after Fernando Pessoa, one of Portugal's most famous writer. In 2018, the award goes for Miguel Bastos Araújo for his contributions to improving understanding of the effects of global
It is the 5th year in a row that Miguel B. Araújo is identified as highly cited in the field of environmental sciences. Who can in honesty deny the pleasure of seeing hard work being rewarded.
David just defended is PhD thesis on Structure and Dynamics of Ecological Networks with Multiple Interactions at the Autonomous University of Barcelona, specifically the CREAF, and it went very well. The evaluation panel included José Montoya (CNRS), Nacho Bartolomeus (CSIC), and Carlos Melián (ETH). The discussion was both entertaining and intellectually stimulating: a good example of how PhD
Ernst Heinrich Philipp August Haeckel (16 February 1834 – 9 August 1919) was a German biologist, naturalist, philosopher, physician, professor, marine biologist, and artist who discovered, described and named thousands of new species, mapped a genealogical tree relating all life forms, and coined many terms including ecology. It comes with no surprise that the European Ecological