November 11, 2022

Researcher Anil Markandya selected as the winner of the 9th Venus International Research Award (VIRA 2023)

Dr. Anil Markandya, Ikerbasque Distinguished Professor at BC3, has been selected as the recipient of the 9th Venus International Research Award (VIRA 2023) for lifetime achievement in the area of Environmental Economics research.
November 10, 2022

Un estudio confirma que es posible aumentar el rendimiento de los cultivos y proteger la biodiversidad de manera simultánea

Un equipo científico liderado por el Basque Centre for Climate Change (BC3) y con participación de la Estación Biológica de Doñana – CSIC ha determinado en un nuevo estudio que los paisajes agrícolas con más diversidad de cultivos y tamaños de campo más pequeños, especialmente los que dependen de polinizadores, tienen una mayor producción que aquellos con menor diversidad y de un tamaño mayor.
November 9, 2022

Strengthening the capacity to increase resilience to climate change in West Africa | Side Event COP27

Home to more than 400 million people, West Africa suffers from severe climate-related hazards, which affect communities, livelihoods, and infrastructures and hamper development and economic growth. Coastal areas, which host about one-third of the population in the region and more than half of its gross domestic product (GDP), are particularly vulnerable to climate risks.
October 11, 2022

Halting deforestation from agricultural value chains

A new report presented in the Digital FAO-Global Landscapes Forum (GLF), Pre-COFO26 and the 8th World Forest Week 2022, on the role of governments for halting deforestation by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) uses data from a novel global database produced by BC3 and FAO.
October 6, 2022

BC3 commits to new research and actions on marine biodiversity

Biodiversity loss is considered the second biggest challenge after Global Climate Change. This is why as many as sixteen projects funded by the European Commission this year are focused on the issue of marine biodiversity in the European Seas.
October 5, 2022

Why an EU framework for sustainable food is crucial for climate, biodiversity and competitiveness

In her plans for 2023 addressed to the EU Parliament, President of the EU Commission von der Leyen did not mention the proposal for a Sustainable Food System legislative framework (SFSF). This created speculation about the timeframe of this key proposal which has been put forward as a cornerstone of the EU Green Deal for the agri-food sector.
September 27, 2022

Las personas investigadoras de BC3 participan en Noche Europea de las y los Investigadores

Los investigadores e investigadoras de BC3 Neus Escobar, Agustín del Prado y Pablo Manzano participan en la nueva edición de Noche Europea organizado por UPV/EHU uno de los más grandes eventos de divulgación científica de Europa que este año tendrá lugar el 30 de septiembre entre las 17.00 a 21.30 en Campo de Volantin.
September 14, 2022

European Green Deal Barometer – Second edition

Launched by way of a 2019 communication from the European Commission, the Green Deal covers several environmental objectives, with the ultimate aim to make the EU climate neutral by 2050.
July 13, 2022

IPBES launches the Summary for Policy Makers of the Values Assessment, co-chaired by Unai Pascual, BC3’s Ikerbasque Research Professor, 11th July

Approved on Saturday, by representatives of the 139 member States of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) the Assessment Report on the Diverse Values and Valuation of Nature finds that one of the main reasons behind the current biodiversity crisis is the dominant focus in political and economic decisions on short-term profits and economic growth, at the expense of considering the multiple values of nature.
July 12, 2022

Daniel Montoya granted with a European Research Council (ERC) Consolidator Grant

BC3 researcher Daniel Montoya has been granted with a European Research Council (ERC) Consolidator Grant to implement his project RECODYN. The main goal of ‘RECODYN’ is to is to determine the recovery rates and trajectories of biodiversity, community structure and ecosystem functioning in complex multitrophic communities, and how climate change and habitat fragmentation – two of the largest threats to biodiversity and ecosystems in terrestrial systems – influence those dynamics.