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28 Oct 2018 · Event

BCGC's Anniversary and Congress

The BCGC programme of IUBS 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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International Symposium on China-Mongolia Cross-border Wildlife Conservation and Management (ISCCWCM)

Some of the participants of ISCCWCM in Beijing, China. Photo: IUBS

The International Symposium on China-Mongolia Cross-border Wildlife Conservation and Management (ISCCWCM) took place in Beijing, China, from 20th to 21st November 2017. 

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9th International Symposium of Integrative Zoology (ISIZ)

Plenary lecture speakers at the ISIZ, Xining, China. Top from left: Yanping Zhang, Nils Christian Stenseth (IUBS's former president), Anthony Barnosky, Larry Young, Yvon Le Maho. Bottom from left: Raymond Huey, Elizabeth Hadly, John Buckeridge, Xiquan Zhao, Susan Healy. Photo: ISIZ

BCGC co-organized the 9th ISIZ.

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9th International Symposium of Integrative Zoology (ISIZ)

More than 150 scientists from more than 20 countries attended the International Symposium on Integrative Zoology. Photo: ISIZ, IUBS

BCGC co-organized the 9th ISIZ in Xining, Qinghai province, China on 27-31 August 2017.

Programme

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