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CBD -2 days ago

'Seeing' tails help sea snakes avoid predators

New research has revealed the fascinating adaptation of some Australian sea snakes that helps protect their vulnerable paddle-shaped tails from predators....

World Bank -3 days ago

The priority role of forests in mitigation and adaptation to climate change

Jan 30 2019 - 9:00am to Jan 31 2019 - 7:00pmAware of their extreme vulnerability to climate change, Central American countries are taking measures to address climate change, including submitting Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). To help them achieve their climate goals, representatives from seven Central American and Ca...

CI -3 days ago

Capacity Development Coordinator, Capacity Building Initiative for Transparency (CBIT)

DESCRIPTION Conservation International (CI) has been protecting nature for the benefit of all for over 30 years. Through science, policy, and partnerships, CI is helping build a healthier, more prosperous and more productive planet.  POSITION SUMMARY Building upon a strong foundation of science, partnership and field demonstration, Conservation International empowers...

Elsevier -4 days ago

Using long-term data to reveal the geographical variation in timing and quantity of pollen and seed production in silver and pubescent birch in Finland: Implications for gene flow, hybridization and responses to climate warming

Publication date: 15 April 2019Source: Forest Ecology and Management, Volume 438Author(s): Matti Rousi, Boy J.M.H. Possen, Pertti Pulkkinen, Juha MikolaAbstractSilver (Betula pendula) and pubescent birch (B. pubescens) are the two main broad-leaved tree species in boreal forests and Subarctic areas, with great significance for both northern societies and ecosystems. Silver birch has more economica...

Elsevier -4 days ago

Using long-term data to reveal the geographical variation in timing and quantity of pollen and seed production in silver and pubescent birch in Finland: Implications for gene flow, hybridization and responses to climate warming

Publication date: 15 April 2019Source: Forest Ecology and Management, Volume 438Author(s): Matti Rousi, Boy J.M.H. Possen, Pertti Pulkkinen, Juha MikolaAbstractSilver (Betula pendula) and pubescent birch (B. pubescens) are the two main broad-leaved tree species in boreal forests and Subarctic areas, with great significance for both northern societies and ecosystems. Silver birch has more economica...

Elsevier -4 days ago

Using long-term data to reveal the geographical variation in timing and quantity of pollen and seed production in silver and pubescent birch in Finland: Implications for gene flow, hybridization and responses to climate warming

Publication date: 15 April 2019Source: Forest Ecology and Management, Volume 438Author(s): Matti Rousi, Boy J.M.H. Possen, Pertti Pulkkinen, Juha MikolaAbstractSilver (Betula pendula) and pubescent birch (B. pubescens) are the two main broad-leaved tree species in boreal forests and Subarctic areas, with great significance for both northern societies and ecosystems. Silver birch has more economica...

CI -4 days ago

Capacity Development Coordinator, Capacity Building Initiative for Transparency (CIBT)

DESCRIPTION Conservation International (CI) has been protecting nature for the benefit of all for over 30 years. Through science, policy, and partnerships, CI is helping build a healthier, more prosperous and more productive planet.  POSITION SUMMARY Building upon a strong foundation of science, partnership and field demonstration, Conservation International empowers...

CBD -5 days ago

Indigenous hardwood trees communicate climate resilience

When issues of forest conservation, adaptation, regeneration and restoration are discussed, rarely do we hear about the significance of indigenous hardwood trees' role in the climate resilience matrix. Is it because they take long to grow or they are just brushed aside as not suitable enough to contribute to climate action strategies?...

IISD -1 week ago

Online Portal Increases Transparency of UNDP-supported, GCF-financed Projects

The UNDP-GCF Project Portal seeks to facilitate increased transparency of UNDP-supported efforts to facilitate access to GCF climate finance for mitigation and adaptation. The projects must achieve results in one or more of the mitigation or adaptation results areas that are listed on the portal....