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Call for proposals for research funding in BECC

sprout from pile of coins BECC (Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services in a Changing Climate) welcomes proposals for research funding within the vision and aims of BECC for the years 2020-21.

Report from the symposium ”Working together for an environmentally ambitious, evidence-based agricultural policy”

farming landscape On the 5th of December 2019, BECC organized a full day of science-to-policy discussions in cooperation with the thematic collaboration initiative LU Land, on the topic of the EU Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), which is currently undergoing a reform. The CAP is a strong shaping force of European land use practices, and therefore also strongly influences biodiversity and ecosystems in the agricultural landscape.

6 BECC postdoc positions at Lund University

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Report from the symposium Grön infrastruktur och biologisk mångfald

view towards the treetops and the sun Den 25 november anordnades en heldag på temat Grön infrastruktur (GI) för biologisk mångfald. Det var ett välfyllt symposium med personer från myndigheter, kommuner, privata företag, organisationer, ideella föreningar och forskare.

BECC annual meeting 2019 - Interdisciplinarity in research on Biodiversity and Ecosystem services in a Changing Climate

participants at the annual meeting 2019 The BECC annual meeting was held October 22nd-23rd in Halmstad. At the meeting keynote speakers with expertise in interdisciplinary and and transdisciplinary research presented their research, followed by participant presentations of interdisciplinary/transdisciplinary research.

Another type of forest management would provide greater values for society

odlad granskog A forest management method different to those practised today would contribute to greater welfare and wellbeing for society in general, compared with current methods that mainly benefit the forestry industry. This has been shown in a new study by two researchers from Lund University in Sweden.

Spring meeting 2019 – BECC MERGE jointly on the Sustainable Development Goals

sdg During 7-8 of May, 80 researchers within BECC and MERGE met to learn about the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, and how their research can be linked, and contribute, to the implementation of the goals.

Report on the symposium on Phenological shifts and their impact on Society by BECC and the Swedish National Phenology network.

shift symposium BECC and the Swedish National Phenology network organised a symposium on how deliverables from phenology research and data monitoring can be used in planning and decision-making of stakeholders as well as for the general society for discovery and adaption to a changed climate. The symposium was held in connection to the Oikos conference in Uppsala February 4th, 2019, just prior to the main conference.

BECC announces six PhD positions in Lund

jorden 6 PhD positions within the BECC area, covering drought, wetlands, post-fire forest ecosystems, microbial soil, sustainable forest management and balancing agriculture in a policy context.