News en 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… Wed, 27 Oct 2021 15:13:39 +0200 Lina Nikoleris 5b23f300-14b6-46f3-9a87-e942809f627a BECC guest researcher: Professor Adam Hitchcock Tue, 05 Oct 2021 15:01:40 +0200 1273d895-da57-4679-a629-421a61b9efa4 BECC guest researchers: Professor Nina Buchmann and Associated professor Oliver Sonnentag Mon, 27 Sep 2021 09:30:36 +0200 5a049ae9-7785-4712-8f11-22ec69ba68af 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;… Fri, 24 Sep 2021 09:25:46 +0200 Cheryl Sjöström and Helena Gonzales Lindberg 361b341f-00f7-4999-979e-55ed2280dace Call for presentations and posters: BECC Annual meeting 2021 This year&#039;s Annual meeting: Ecosystem-based climate mitigation and adaptation<br /> ​Submit your title and abstract (250 words) by 15th of October. ​<br /> Thu, 02 Sep 2021 10:16:57 +0200 Lina Nikoleris 835f0bd8-ece8-4a10-a08f-0efd676c6486 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… Thu, 12 Aug 2021 11:35:17 +0200 Lotte Billing 92519da3-87ad-4ab9-98a4-c70417b17292 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… Wed, 11 Aug 2021 08:53:10 +0200 Izabella Rosengren 22e60e22-3fee-41eb-ac89-80c480935de4 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… Sat, 10 Jul 2021 17:00:45 +0200 c25d299d-ba8d-41de-b19a-a55fc4dd7ab7 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… Wed, 02 Jun 2021 12:19:13 +0200 Anna Maria Erling 435d896d-45ca-4556-aac6-85a45cf9e6b4 Assignment to the Swedish Forestry Agency to start re-wetting drained peatlands Mon, 24 May 2021 11:15:52 +0200 80845a10-4fa9-4b88-9c8c-38ea8f3c4ccc 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… Wed, 03 Feb 2021 10:58:18 +0100 Jan Olsson 404431d7-9850-419a-af3c-e5f3832264db 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… Fri, 29 Jan 2021 14:05:31 +0100 Cheryl Sjöström and Ylva van Meeningen cfe67270-e5ae-4841-a6cf-0a1292eb7c96 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… Mon, 14 Sep 2020 10:58:08 +0200 Cheryl Sjöström, ClimBEco project manager e8c41103-599c-4693-ac3a-3ecccbcb9c40 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… Mon, 25 May 2020 12:17:53 +0200 c01d5c7d-03b5-4cf8-a160-2884d5e0a552 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. Wed, 06 May 2020 12:47:07 +0200 f33e020b-7d05-44ec-a960-828237225a92 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. Mon, 27 Apr 2020 13:16:24 +0200 75f86e65-4eb8-45d8-8611-c46dfc8e0544 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. Fri, 20 Mar 2020 10:29:51 +0100 a80068bf-41a5-4c86-bbfb-0c41af362bcc Call for proposals for research funding in BECC 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. Wed, 15 Jan 2020 08:15:31 +0100 231dcf94-2886-4123-b445-c13660ff9e49 Report from the symposium ”Working together for an environmentally ambitious, evidence-based agricultural policy” 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… Tue, 14 Jan 2020 15:11:06 +0100 b24efe22-85ae-47b4-a374-ed7099c1eea8 6 BECC postdoc positions at Lund University Please spread the word! Thu, 09 Jan 2020 11:27:03 +0100 667e9d4f-0934-4df2-98d6-818bacca2b13 Report from the symposium Grön infrastruktur och biologisk mångfald 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… Tue, 10 Dec 2019 11:39:35 +0100 8d99416b-1f77-403d-8ba1-6c4c71465a34 BECC annual meeting 2019 - Interdisciplinarity in research on Biodiversity and Ecosystem services in a Changing Climate 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… Wed, 20 Nov 2019 11:11:58 +0100 01f97115-1526-4aae-a0a7-ed715c054be6 Another type of forest management would provide greater values for society 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… Mon, 11 Nov 2019 09:59:36 +0100 Anna Maria Erling 993cd847-10a0-477e-93bd-886192bed774 Spring meeting 2019 – BECC MERGE jointly on the Sustainable Development Goals 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… Tue, 21 May 2019 23:01:13 +0200 287ce3c9-22dd-4c9c-8ccf-ccc4a6a10fe7 Report on the symposium on Phenological shifts and their impact on Society by BECC and the Swedish National Phenology network. 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… Tue, 21 May 2019 22:12:44 +0200 b843b0f0-95b7-44e5-a85d-1b5f94223bd3 Stakeholder Interaction in Research Processes Mon, 06 May 2019 22:18:44 +0200 2545ea1d-f5f6-4a8c-9bf2-c64732cf8828 Report from the Stakeholder workshop - Prevention and control of Alien Invasive Plants Several interesting talks and discussion was undertaken during this one day workshop in March 2019. Wed, 27 Mar 2019 11:58:44 +0100 b64ebbda-7218-4671-8033-fb3bb0a925d1 BECC announces six PhD positions in Lund 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… Wed, 27 Mar 2019 11:18:43 +0100 c65ec0cf-2209-4e51-bdfb-c84d49b430df BECC researchers put attention to the school strike Many BECC researchers has written a debate article that underlines that the demands from the youths are to be taken seriously and action is needed Fri, 15 Mar 2019 11:44:44 +0100 0ec3bd7c-5806-4848-a881-fcf9e298ec3c First BECC ECR workshop The 6th and 7th of December 2018, the first multidisciplinary workshop gathering early career researcher from BECC was held in Halmstad, organized by Romain Carrié, Nils Droste… Wed, 06 Feb 2019 12:29:43 +0100 c37ac568-d838-4f03-8531-4ed1c33d9a57 Well managed forests can limit climate change Growing forests can limit climate change by absorbing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and store the carbon in their biomass as they grow. How much carbon a forest stores varies… Fri, 01 Feb 2019 13:28:12 +0100 Hanna Holm 15c985fb-0c26-4460-8f4e-98d85471be20 Report from The Science and Politics 1.5C seminar A well visited full day with engaged and broad audience and speakers were the results of the first official BECC grand seminar jointly organized with MERGE. A grand seminar is… Thu, 20 Dec 2018 08:53:26 +0100 f9b4f4f9-a58f-4125-a0a9-505abbf71f90 Environmental change in the Arctic The region is warming faster than anywhere else on Earth and its polar bears and melting glaciers have become key symbols of climate change. But the Arctic, it seems, is not as… Wed, 05 Dec 2018 10:09:47 +0100 Hanna Holm b897713c-cc47-49c9-8f1e-2a0ac83d0d0e BECC yearly meeting An exciting, interesting and well-visited BECC annual meeting went off October 17-18 at Falkenberg Grand Hotel. The program was filled with lessons from the past and implications… Wed, 14 Nov 2018 12:46:11 +0100 1cb3757c-1a9d-4c4c-93a7-80dd7924a878 ClimBEco Summer meeting This year’s summer meeting in Höllviken used the theme ‘Land use and ecosystem-based climate adaptation’ as starting point for presentations and discussions. Thu, 06 Sep 2018 15:03:25 +0200 9ed545ea-7051-4ddd-ab97-cd760591dc87 BECC researchers secured funding for a Life-project The project Coastal adaptation to climate change by multiple ecosystem-based measures is multidisciplinary and involves partnership between natural science, social science,… Wed, 05 Sep 2018 13:39:11 +0200 6cc4ef9b-73d9-4265-bd26-a0894c6cd60b AG:Patchy field sampling biases understanding of climate change impacts across the Arctic Arctic climate change research relies on field measurements and samples that are too scarce, and patchy at best. The researchers in the BECC action group looked at thousands of… Thu, 09 Aug 2018 10:08:40 +0200 1060e9e4-1a37-46e3-9e31-c1f4c1a615f8 BECC announces two PhD positions in Gothenburg The first position is within how biogeochemical cycles are influenced by climate and their potential feedback mechanisms, while the second position is connected to the project MYR… Tue, 07 Aug 2018 10:20:14 +0200 69600210-a6bb-4d49-a07d-807127d2ef8c Communicating climate science on a global scale to a young and interactive audience Where did all the carbon on earth really come from? How do you discuss climate change and mass extinctions without scaring children? and What positive examples do we have of… Mon, 11 Jun 2018 10:06:29 +0200 68281f88-6bb7-47c2-bac7-dbfb77c9e519 BECC is hiring a Associate Senior Lecturer, focus on environmental politics We are looking for an ambitious political scientist in the beginning of her/his career who aims for a future career as university lecturer and researcher. The successful candidate… Mon, 21 May 2018 22:31:24 +0200 fc06ee08-a18f-4266-a738-608386f93c77 BECC is hiring senior lecturer in Plant Ecology We are recruiting a Senior Lecturer in plant ecology with a focus on conservation biology in terrestrial habitats. The subject area includes different aspects of plant ecology (… Thu, 17 May 2018 10:40:57 +0200 6c4bc1f8-ae70-4e43-abc3-19ac7305eab7 Farm2Forest – on sustainable agriculture in a biobased future Research and society in close cooperation: that is the basis for Farm2Forest, a project aiming to produce evidence guiding Swedish and European agricultural and forestry… Mon, 23 Apr 2018 08:28:01 +0200 29a1b4d4-c27f-463c-a84c-749abda484dc Formas highlights BECC research Fri, 20 Apr 2018 15:18:52 +0200 9d7897cc-c7e5-4ca0-b22b-ed2d113c100a Hedda Andersson visiting professorship at BECC and the CEC Professor Alexandra-Maria Klein, from the University of Freiburg, will be the holder of a Hedda Andersson visiting professorship during 2019 and 2020. The Centre of Environmental… Mon, 12 Mar 2018 14:59:01 +0100 c0d2d9fe-ca3a-4f6b-b04e-6dd616508a40 Mission is possible BECC is one of 12 strategic research areas at Lund University now highlighted in a new research magazine. Mon, 05 Mar 2018 16:48:40 +0100 402f5a11-eca2-43bb-b455-8799de14691f Video from workshop about ecosystem services in agricultural production Watch a video from the workshop Mainstreaming ecosystem services in agricultural production, organized by BECC and the CEC November 21-22. Tue, 12 Dec 2017 13:25:01 +0100 add0404b-dcc9-412f-bd51-e1b413cd050e BECC is recruiting an Assistant Professor in Political Science The position is associated with the research program BECC, placed at the Department of Political Science and connected with the Center for Environmental and Climate research (CEC… Wed, 08 Nov 2017 15:11:14 +0100 c3a87adf-6023-410e-85b3-0dea9819dd65 BECC is looking for a research coordinator We are looking for a science doctorate in a research area relevant to BECC or equivalent knowledge acquired in other ways, preferably with a focus on biodiversity, ecosystem… Fri, 13 Oct 2017 15:14:07 +0200 eeb0ea1f-c8de-4594-bacb-373fb8a35a35 BECC annual meeting November 7-8 Welcome to BECC annual meeting at Radisson Blu Metropol, Helsingborg. Wed, 11 Oct 2017 15:35:15 +0200 Hanna Holm 9b7bcdfd-cb6e-4d2c-91df-ae698571944a Application for BECC Research Funding BECC welcomes proposals for research funding within the vision and aims of BECC for the years 2018-20. Deadline for sending in proposals is 29 September at 2 pm. Mon, 18 Sep 2017 09:09:09 +0200 d01144b2-cf98-4055-8866-e7c1534137e1