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◄A►ALTER-Net Council meets in Helsinki

◄A►ALTER-Net Council meets in Helsinki

Brief report from the ALTER-Net Council meeting that took place in November 2011

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Climate change talks open in South Africa

The UN Framework Convention on Climate Change starts today in Durban

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TEEB conference - deadline for abstracts extended

News of an extension to the deadline for abstract submission for the TEEB conference in Leipzig

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International collaboration for sharing biodiversity data

A new collaboration between GBIF and the Encyclopedia of Life should help make biodiversity data sharing easier

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◄A► 2011 ALTER-Net Summer School: some reflections

The organisers of ALTER-Net's 2011 Summer School on biodiversity and ecosystem services share their thoughts after 10 days in the 'pressure cooker'

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Exploring the evolution of the CBD and its current legal significance.

In light of almost twenty years of implementation, this article looks afresh at the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), by assessing its evolution and current legal significance with a view to better understanding its immediate future. To this end, the article critically analyses the outcomes of the tenth meeting of the CBD Conference of the Parties, in order to determine progress in the development and implementation of the Convention at the level of both international cooperation and national implementation.

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Message from the ALTER-Net- summer school Alumni group

The University of Namur, Belgium offers a number of grants (two years) for postdocs which are relatively easy to get.

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◄A► "ALTER-Net ready to support the EU 2020 Biodiversity targets"

ALTER-Net is featured in the latest issue of ECNC Update, the newsletter of ALTER-Net partner the European Centre for Nature Conservation

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◄A►ALTER-Net is a "Friend of BioVeL"

EU FP7 BioVeL project to deploy web services for biodiversity analysis and workflow. ALTER-Net will lend support as a "Friend of BioVeL"

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New arctic project seeks your views!

The EU project INTERACT is developing an outreach website concerning arctic environments and wants to hear from potential users about what they would like on the site.

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European Commission adopts an EU biodiversity strategy to 2020

Announcement of the new EC strategy to protect biodiversity and ecosystem services ('Our life insurance, our natural capital: an EU biodiversity strategy to 2020')

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You name it! Create a name for the next EU Research and Innovation Programme

The European Commission is inviting people to create a catchy name for the next EU research and innovation programme. The new programme will support researchers and innovators in Europe, boost excellence and ensure that good ideas reach the market and generate real economic growth and new jobs. This needs to be reflected in a name.

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NeFo lists a wide range of biodiversity/ecosystem summer schools

The German NeFo network provides an extensive listing of summer schools of potential interest to biodiversity and ecosystem researchers

NeFo lists a wide range of biodiversity/ecosystem summer schools - Read More…