My recent interview to the magazine Lisboa (page 54, sorry in Portuguese alone) where I talk about broad issues of sustainability, biogeography, climate change, economics, and how these issues are linked together through the concept of metabolism.
2 years postdoc position in the context of the PredWeb (Predicting Food-Web Biogeography). Project, funded through the Spanish Ministry of Science, Innovation and Universities. Background: Biogeography examines distributions of species and communities at broad geographical scales of extent and it is often assumed that interactions among species are second-order effects, with the relationship
This is our little tribute to Alexander von Humboldt while disseminating the results of our recent paper in Nature Communications about climate determination of animal community trophic structures. https://youtu.be/1WwGVnNFJOY
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
La Caixa Foundation is funding a number of PhD projects in a variety of domains. I am offering one such projects for a highly motivated student in conservation biology. The project title is "Global biodiversity conservation under climate and land use change" and can be found in the link below. I look forward to receiving good applications from committed students. The projects can be searched in
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 February 2020 and be opened to journalists based in Portugal and Norway. The
Artigo publicado no semanário Expresso, Crónica do Convidado, Alma Grande, dia 25 de Maio de 2019. É difícil compreender por que razão alguns pretendem partidarizar a problemática ambiental. Será que uma parte do espectro político não se preocupa com a qualidade do ar que respiramos e da água que bebemos e o outro sim? Mesmo assumindo como legítima a postura de quem nega a gravidade da
Photo copyright Orlando Almeida Life interview to the "Diário de Notícias" (in Portuguese). The article can be accessed here but needs (free) registration for full access.