Improving understanding of how biodiversity and ecosystems respond to environmental change is needed to guide environmental policy and management. To this end, the bioDISCOVERY project of “Future Earth”, the international programme on global change, initiates and supports international networks of scientists to advance research on monitoring and observations, scenarios of global change, models, and assessments of biodiversity and ecosystems (terrestrial and aquatic).
The South African Research Chair in Marine Ecology and Fisheries, based at the University of Cape Town, is home to a dynamic research environment
Just out: Globally comparative methodology for assessing vulnerability of coastal communities
The Post-Doctoral research of Dr James Howard, alumni of our group, on a comparative methodology for assessing social vulnerability in a global, comparative framework has just been published in Climate & Development.
Dr Emma Lockerbie graduated yesterday, 4 April. Congratulations!
Ecological indicators are widely used to characterise ecosystem health. In the marine environment, indicators have been developed to assess the ecosystem effects of fishing to support an ecosystem approach to fisheries. However, very little work on the performance and robustness of ecological indicators...
Marine biodiversity and ecosystem functioning have changed and are continuing to change in marine ecosystems across the world.
Congratulations to Dr Kate Watermeyer, who just had the frame-based model...
We are pleased to announce that our work on decision tree frameworks to support an ecosystem approach to fisheries
As part of the BBC World series "The Food Chain", Dr Lynne Shannon was interviewed in
A few days ago, we said good-bye to Ivan Machado Martins and family as Ivan's just over three month long visit came to an end.
The second meeting of authors of the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES)