Dr. Celine Bellard has published a paper in Proceedings of the Royal Society B, on how invasive alien species (IAS) are responsible for many species extinctions worldwide. However to which degree they shape the spatial distribution of threatened species is largely unknown.
Publication date: 27 January 2016
West Africa, sub-Saharan Africa and South East Asia are most at risk from bat viruses ‘spilling over’ into humans resulting in new emerging diseases, according to a new global map compiled by scientists at UCL, the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) and the University of Edinburgh.
Publication date: 11 January 2016
Alien species are one of the main causes of global environmental change, species extinction and biodiversity loss. However, the magnitudes of alien species impacts vary, and some alien species appear not to cause environmental problems at all.
Publication date: 10 December 2015
CBER's PhD student and Biotrópicos` scientist, Guilherme Ferreira has been involved in capturing large mammals in Brazil as part of his research. The short video `Peruaçu`which can be seen here shows some of the beautiful landscapes at Peruaçu National Park in Brazil and highlights a project conducted since 2007.
Publication date: 4 December 2015
Publication date: 18 November 2015
CBER participate in a delegation to Brussels to meet with Commissioner Caneto, EU Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy
Georgina Mace joined a small delegation from the Royal Society to discuss the scientific evidence that might feed into discussions at the Paris Climate CoP meeting at the end of this month. The event is described in a blog by Dr Juliet Davenport on the Good Energy site.
Publication date: 12 November 2015
Bat Detective, the online citizen science project founded by Professor Kate Jones at CBER in collaboration with Zooniverse, Bat Conservation Trust and Zoological Society of London, has announced a ‘World Tour’.
Publication date: 2 November 2015
The Breakthrough Institute is a think-tank/research institute based in California.
Publication date: 25 September 2015
Popular wildlife magazine BBC Wildlife produced a power list for their May issue, listing the top 50 people who have contributed to the protection of the environment and conservation of species.
Publication date: 15 June 2015
CBER Post-doc Dr Lizzie Boakes, alongside Dr Ben Collen, has authored a paper entitled 'Inferring species extinction: the use of sighting records' which has been published in Methods in Ecology and Evolution.
Publication date: 5 March 2015