23 Jun 2022
Call for up to 6 BECC-post docs for the years 2023-2025 and BECC call for research funding prolonged
29 Mar 2022
ClimBEco winter meeting 2022 – summary
In February, ClimBEco PhD students gathered for our annual winter meeting. For the second consecutive year – but hopefully for the last time – the meeting was held digitally due to...
7 Feb 2022
Welcome to the Swedish Climate Symposium
27 Oct 2021
The Glasgow climate summit - what is it about and why does it matter?
On October 31st, representatives from across the globe will gather in Glasgow for two weeks to attend the UN climate change conference COP26. Expectations are high following last y...
5 Oct 2021
BECC guest researcher: Professor Adam Hitchcock
27 Sep 2021
BECC guest researchers: Professor Nina Buchmann and Associated professor Oliver Sonnentag
24 Sep 2021
Summary of ClimBEco summer meeting 2021 - Food and.....everything else
At this ClimBEco summer meeting, mostly held online but with parallel in-person workshops in Gothenburg, Lund and Malmö, was themed around one of humanities ultimate equalizers; th...
2 Sep 2021
Call for presentations and posters: BECC Annual meeting 2021
This year's Annual meeting: Ecosystem-based climate mitigation and adaptation Submit your title and abstract (250 words) by 15th of October.
12 Aug 2021
What comes next: after the IPCC climate change report
Two Lund University climate scientists, Kimberly Nicholas, who has acted as an observer at two global climate summits, and Markku Rummukainen, Sweden’s IPCC representative, talk ab...
11 Aug 2021
Urban private gardens promote biodiversity
They become smaller as urbanisation increases. Troublesome, according to researcher Helena Hanson, because urban private gardens affect both cities’ biodiversity and human wellbein...
10 Jul 2021
New report: Measures that support both the climate and biodiversity
Climate change and biodiversity losses have long been addressed in parallel organisations. Now the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services ...
2 Jun 2021
Climate benefits of the forest – a balancing act in prioritisation
The forest is currently at the centre of an intense debate. It concerns, in simplified terms, which climate benefits the forest can provide, either by sequestering carbon in standi...
24 May 2021
Assignment to the Swedish Forestry Agency to start re-wetting drained peatlands
3 Feb 2021
Soldiers, snakes and marathon runners in the hidden world of fungi
BECC researchers at Lund University in Sweden have discovered the individual traits of fungi, and how their hyphae – that is, the fungal threads that grow in soil - behave very dif...
29 Jan 2021
Summary of ClimBEco winter meeting 2021
The theme of the ClimBEco annual meeting was “Multidisciplinary learning environments – seizing their opportunities and avoiding their pitfalls”. After an icebreaker that included ...
14 Sep 2020
Summary of ClimBEco summer meeting
ClimBEco’s annual summer meeting was held this August over two consecutive days, with both online and in-person meetings in Lund, Malmö and Gothenburg. The summer meeting is one of...
25 May 2020
Tropical montane forests in a warming world
“Rwanda, the land of a thousand hills, depends on its forests and trees that protect soil fertility, preserve biodiversity, help to cope with climate change and provide fuel for co...
6 May 2020
Thank you for participating in BECC-MERGE spring meeting online Science Says! conference
We appreciate your participation in the online conference, which was a very successful joining of about 100 participants.
27 Apr 2020
Focus on peatland
During a one-day symposium in Gothenburg peatland was the theme, now you may follow the work organized and carried out by BECC researchers in several Swedish media.
20 Mar 2020
Forest governance to meet global challenges
Different aspects of forest governance were presented as well as landscape approaches to achieve multiple goals were discussed and exemplified.