School of Advanced Science on nitrogen cycling, environmental sustainability and climate change

DEADLINE: May 30, 2016
About 100 graduate students, 50 from Brazil and 50 from other countries will be selected from different academic disciplines (natural, social and human sciences, engineering)
Flyer SPSchool (ENG) 04.04.2016

IAI at UNFCCC Eighth Research Dialogue of SBSTA-44

IAI is participating in the UNFCCC Eighth Research Dialogue (RD8) of SBSTA-44 in Bonn, Germany. IAI has been one of the trusted contributing organizations since the first UNFCCC Research Dialogues 10 years ago.

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

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

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

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


Paris rings in our common low carbon future

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)