IAI project offers internship/thesis opportunity for Master students in Bioversity International – Costa Rica

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Deadline: 4 February 2016

We are looking for two motivated Master students to conduct research in our project in the area of (1) information design and (2) experimental research on information preferences.

This project aims to create relevant information services to improve organizational and political decision-making processes on food security under climate variability.

Management improves demersal fish production in the SW Atlantic during the last decade

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Results of IAI project on “SACC: An international consortium for the study of ocean related global and climate changes in South America” (CRN 2076) were reported to authorities of the Argentinean Institute for Fisheries Research and Development (INIDEP) that implementation and effective compliance of protected areas in the Patagonian shelf have benefited the conservation and management of marine resources. (Read more)

The evolution of interdisciplinarity over 20 years of global change research by the IAI

Global change is pervasive, cutting across human and natural systems. Global change research aiming to comprehend the feedbacks within and across social and ecological systems, and to inform decision making must therefore integrate across social and natural sciences. (Read more)

Regional Training Workshop on tools for climate-smart conservation: vulnerability assessments, ecosystem services and structured adaptation planning toward conservation goals

16 – 19 November 2015 – Quito, Ecuador

The 28 participants from Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru and different disciplines and institutions exchanged knowledge, information and experiences related to adaptation activities in the Andean region. Read more

Workshop: Science integration in CRN3 projects

Buenos Aires, 10-12 December 2015

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Improving preparedness to extreme natural hazards events in Lake Atitlán region: a bottom-up approach

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Principal Investigator: Elia Machado – Lehman College, City University of New York (CUNY), USA
Participating countries: Guatemala, USA
Seed grant: US$20,000

Paris rings in our common low carbon future

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Ambitious actions, a one and a half degrees temperature limit, moving targets as nations develop their capacities to address climate change, actions and monitoring using the best science available, and a strong support for adaptation, particularly for developing countries. Good News indeed! (read more)

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