Articles for category "IUBS"


10 Jul 2018 · IUBS

Board and Governance Meeting

Meeting of IUBS's Executive Committee (f.l.t.r.): Hiroyuki Takeda, LS Shashidhara, Regine Jahn, Alexey Kotov, Lily Rodriguez, Yongbiao Xue, Santiago Merino

The Board of the IUBS met at the Museo Nacional de Ciencas Naturales in Madrid, Spain, 10-11 July 2018. They discussed how to proceed with IUBS's agenda, set in the General Assembly.

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Between GAs

06 Jul 2017 · IUBS

Board Meeting

Board members (from left): Vice President Regine Jahn, Executive Committee Member Lily Rodriguez, President Hiroyuki Takeda, Treasurer Santiago Merino (connected to the meeting via video), Secretary General LS Shashidhara, and three Executive Committee Members Alexey Kotov, Yongbiao Xue and Peter Kevan. Photo: IUBS

IUBS's Executive Board met on 6th and 7th July 2017 in Paris. They discussed how to implement the next steps in the scientific programmes, which were chosen in the General Assembly.

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01 Jun 2017 · Politics · IUBS

NATURE: IUBS suggested to facilitate and integrate taxonomy

Entitled "Taxonomy anarchy hampers conservation" two authors suggest that IUBS could solve the classification of complex organisms, which according to them is in chaos. In the journal Nature (546: 25–27, 1 June 2017, doi: 10.1038/546025a) Stephen T. Garnett and Les Christidis propose, that the International Union of Biological Sciences (IUBS) shall be the leading institution to overcome differences in taxonomic decisions to define species across all organism groupss. The authors argue that failure to govern taxonomy threatens effectiveness of global efforts to halt biodiversity loss and damages the credibility of science. Therefore, they propose four steps how IUBS could act to overcome existing shortcomings.

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20 Mar 2017 · IUBS

Board Meeting

IUBS' official board members (from left): treasurer Santiago Merino, president Hiroyuki Takeda, executive director Nathalie Fomproix, secretary general L.S. Shashidhara. Photo: IUBS

The IUBS board met in Paris, the headquarters of IUBS, discussing the next steps.

03 Dec 2016 · IUBS

Board Meeting

IUBS' board members (from left): executive board member Peter Kevan, secretary general L.S. Shashidhara, president Hiroyuki Takeda, executive director Nathalie Fomproix, and executive board member Lily Rodriguez. Photo: IUBS

In Cancun, Mexico, several board members met during the 3rd Science for Biodiversity Forum, which was a side event of the conference of the parties COP13 organized by IUBS.

16 Nov 2016 · IUBS

Board Meeting

IUBS' board members (from left): Chunxu Han, president Hiroyuki Takeda, executive director Nathalie Fomproix, general secretary L.S. Shashidhara, former president Nils Chr. Stenseth, Motonori Hoshi, former vice president Yury Dgebuadze, and former vice president Zhibin Zhang. Photo: IUBS

IUBS's board met in Okinawa at the joint International Congress of Zoology and the Meeting of the Zoological Society, in which our society was involved, to hand over presidency.

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General Assembly (GA)