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BCGC's Anniversary and Congress

BCGC will celebrate its 10th anniversary during the 10th International Symposia on Integrative Zoology (ISIZ) with the 2018 World Life Science Conference (2018 WLSC) that will be held on 28-30 October 2018 in the Institute of Zoology (IOZ), Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China.

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Activities 2017

BCGC programme has completed its action plan and got all its expected results for 2017.

It co-organized the 9th International Symposium of Integrative Zoology (ISIZ) 27-31 August 2017, Xining, Qinghai province, China with a focus on response and adaptation of animals to extreme environments. Over 150 scientists from more than 20 countries came and attended the symposium. The co-organizers and supporters were: 

  • the International Union of Biological Sciences (IUBS)
  • the International Society of Zoological Sciences (ISZS)
  • the State Key Laboratory of Integrated Pest Management, Institute of Zoology (IOZ), CAS
  • Asia Pacific Forest Invasive Species Network (APFISN)
  • Asia-Pacific Wildlife Diseases Network (APWDN)
  • Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis (CEES), University of Oslo, Norway
  • Bureau of International Cooperation (CAS)
  • Department of International Affairs and Department of Academic and Societies Affairs (CAST)
  • Division of Life Science, National Natural Science Foundation of China
  • Qinghai Association for Science and Technology, China
  • the Northwest Institute of Plateau Biology (NWIPB), CAS,
  • John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

The BCGC programme will celebrate its 10th anniversary during the 10th ISIZ (International Symposia on Integrative Zoology) with the 2018 World Life Science Conference (2018 WLSC) that will be held on 28-30 October 2018 in the Institute of Zoology (IOZ), Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China.

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9th BCGC Symposium

The 9th BCGC Symposium will be held during the The 9th International Symposium of Integrative Zoology, which is entitled "Response and adaptation of animals to extreme environments". The conference will be held in Xining, Qinghai Province, China, from 27th to 31st August 2017. It is organized by the International Society of Zoological Sciences (ISZS), a scientific member of IUBS, and supported by IUBS via its Biological Consequences of Global Change (BCGC) programme.

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Biological Consequences of Global Change (BCGC)

Triennium: 2016-2018

Leader

Zhibin Zhang

Steering Committee

John Buckeridge, Nils Chr. Stenseth, Mauricio Lima, Zhibin Zhang, David B. Wake, Yury Yu. Dgebuadz, Alain Roques, Hari C. Sharma, Abraham Haim, J├╝rgen Heinze, Sarita Maree, Chunxu Han, Yvon Le Maho, Anthony Barnosky, Guangshun Jiang*, Chun Yan*

* early career scientists

List of the IUBS National Committees involved in the project

China National Committee for IUBS

National Natural Science Foundation of China

China Association for Science and Technology

Chinese Academy of Sciences

Russian National Committee for IUBS

IUBS Scientific Members involved in the project

International Society of Zoological Sciences (ISZS)

Field of research

Zoology, botany, ecology, statistics, biography, meteorology, anthropology, morphology, anatomy, biogeography, evolution, time series analysis, bio-matrix, molecular biology, biodiversity and conservation, risk assessment, biomathematics and modelling, etc.

Questions addressed by the project

  • Impact of global change on outbreaks of biological disasters, such as diseases, insect and rodent pests, etc.
  • Impact of global change on biological invasion of alien species
  • Impact of global change on abundance and range shift of endangered species
  • Impact of global change on community structure and biodiversity of different ecosystems
  • Nonlinearity and interactions of global change in affecting biological populations

Website of the Programme

http://www.globalzoology.org/dct/page/70004