News

Decentering academia through critical unlearning in transdisciplinary knowledge production

A blog by SGP-HW072 PI Gabriela Alonso Yanez from the University of Calgary considers effective strategies for transdisciplinary collaborations.

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IAI will co-host a workshop in Uruguay on drought planning for Central and South America

The IAI Directorate is working with the Drought Information System for southern South America (or SISSA, for its Spanish acronym) to develop more effective drought resilience plans for six SISSA countries.

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Collaborative Approaches to the Provision of Climate Services in South America

Researchers of climate sciences, social sciences, agronomy, as well as a wide range of stakeholders in Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, and the USA have contributed to the provision of climate services in southern South America. In a recent blog, investigators Cecilia Hidalgo and Maria Ines Carabajal outline their experiences.

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A new publication by Acha et al from CRN3070 reports a close association between the large-scale distribution of copepods, water masses and ocean fronts observed in the western South Atlantic

The study improves our understanding of the distribution patterns, provides new insights for resource management purposes and set a baseline for future studies on the effects of climate change on regional ecology. Link to publication →

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Dangerous new ocean hot zones are spreading and affecting local fisheries

Washington Post article features the work of our Small Grants investigators on the global changes affecting the marine ecosystems in Uruguay.

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Research supported by the IAI unveils a monitoring platform that will identify Amazonian forest fires and hotspots

The open-access platform identifies forest fires in the Amazon occurring near rural properties and protected areas, as well as the distance between these occurrences to schools and hospitals and the main access routes, such as roads and rivers.

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Past News

Transformative technologies, transdisciplinary science-policy networks and global change

First International Seminar of Technology Foresight for the Americas, Prospecta Americas Lima, Peru, October 24-25, 2019

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New scientific publications

Generated from IAI projects

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“Go for it, be original, push the envelope, and do not be a follower” Sandra Diaz

Dr. Sandra Myrna Díaz is an Argentine biologist who researches plant ecology, biodiversity and the impact of global environmental change on the regional biodiversity of plant ecosystems. She has been named by Nature as one of the world’s top five scientists “to watch in 2019” for her important role...

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VOCES: Variability of ocean ecosystems around South America (CRN 3070)

PI: Alberto R. Piola Coastal marine ecosystems contribute more than 40% of the total global carbon sequestration and more than 80% of the global fish catch. There is increasing evidence that…

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