By way of understanding the mechanics of the niche shifts common to many plant invasions, this study investigates whether the different reproductive strategies used by alien plants affect their ability to expand their individual niches.
The GEO BON Open Science Conference on ‘Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services Monitoring for the 2020 Targets and beyond’ will prioritize talks associated with the development of monitoring for Essential Biodiversity Variables.
This study combines DNA analysis of present-day Pacific gray whales and fossils—including newly reported specimens from the North Sea—with predictive habitat models to suggest the usefulness of keeping watch for future climate-driven dispersals of this Arctic sentinel species.
The third Plenary of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services will take place at the World Conference Center in Bonn, preceded by regional consultations and a stakeholder meeting.
pro-iBiosphere is organizing two workshops - on mark-up of biodiversity literature and on alternative business models - on 10 and 11 February 2014. The Fifth Management Meeting will be held on 12 February 2014.