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IUBS current programmes

bcgcBCGC
Leader: C. Han & Z. Zhang
Field of research:
Integrative Biology
Objectives: To unite scientists from different countries and disciplines in order to facilitate collaboration to investigate and understand the BCGC and its underlying mechanisms so as to lessen harmful impacts and to identify effective approaches applicable in practical management and decision-making.
biocodeBioCode
Leader: S. Snapp
Field of research: nomenclature across all organism groups
Objectives: Modernizing the nomenclatural Codes to meet the present and future needs of the scientific community: the BioCode initiative.
iccbiCCB
Leader: J. T. Eronen
Field of research: Climate Change Biology
Objectives: The programme aims at constructing models that can predict the biological effects of future climate change by using methods developed for reconstructing climates from the deep past.

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DAB
Leader: H. Nishida
Field of research:Ecology, Taxonomy, Museumology
Objectives: Establish international disciplines or protocols addressing how to monitor and manage disaster influencesto biodiversityand biological resources at the initial stage of disaster, and organize an effective collaborative system to cope with future events.
BioEducationBioEd
Leader: L. Holtman
Field of research: Education
Objectives: The Commission for Biological Education of IUBS's major role is to formulate, initiate and facilitate effective methods of improving education in the biological sciences.
Pollinators and coffee
Leader: V. G. Thomas
Field of research: Agriculture, Agro-ecology, Agricultural economics
Objectives: To assemble of a team of experts, to include agronomists, applied ecologists, agricultural extension personnel, sociologists, political scientists, and from the coffee industry itself that will develop an interdisciplinary and practical strategy for coffee production, trade, marketing, and consumption.

 

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