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First papers of npj Biodiversity

First papers of npj Biodiversity

npj Biodiversity, a new journal from Springer Nature Ecology and Evolution portfolio has published its first articles. This journal, led by Joaquín Hortal as Editor-in-Chief, will publish research and synthesis in all aspects of biodiversity science. You can read its...

Can we create biodiversity models with limited data?

Can we create biodiversity models with limited data?

In this video abstract we explain how can we measure the uncertainty coming from the limitations of biodiversity data, and how can it be incorporated into models for conservation decision-making. To do this we developed the first Maps of Biogeographical Ignorance, a...

Stéphanie Vaz joins the team for a 6-month secondment

Stéphanie Vaz joins the team for a 6-month secondment

Stéphanie Vaz, a PhD student from the Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, is joining us for a 6 month sanduíche stay at MNCN. Stéphanie works with fireflies, and her PhD work deals with developing a large-scale conservation assessment of this group of beetles in...

Pilar Hurtado joins the team

Pilar Hurtado joins the team

Pilar Hurtado has just joined us through a 2-yr Juan de la Cierva-Formación postdoctoral contract. Pilar is a community ecologist specialised in lychens. She has worked on assessing the response of epiphytic communities to climate change and habitat fragmentation...

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