BCGC Activities 2015

Several activities were carried out in the Biological Consequences of Global Change (BCGC) scientific programme of IUBS in 2015.


Li X, Jiang G, Tian H, Xu L, Yan C, Wang Z, Wei F, and Zhang Z (2015): Human impact and climate cooling caused range contraction of large mammals in China over the past two millennia. Ecography 38: 74-82. DOI: 10.1111/ecog.00795

Xu L, Schmid BV, Liu J, Si X, Stenseth NC, Zhang Z (2015): The trophic responses of two different rodent–vector–plague systems to climate change. Proc. R. Soc. B 282(1800):20141846.  DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2014.1846

Conferences and Workshops


Wildlife monitoring under global change

The 7th ISIZ : International Workshop on BCGC, Wildlife monitoring under global change, 25-28 August 2015, Xi’an, China. Over 160 scientists and researchers from 16 countries attended.


Cooperative Studies

Cooperative Studies for PSHB (Polyphagous Shot Hole Borer), 13–19 April 2015, Kunming, China and Lao Cai, northern Viet Nam.


International Conference on Ecosystems

International Conference on Ecosystems under Current Social and Economic, 8-10 September 2015, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. 200 international scientists attended.


Wildlife Camera Monitoring

Workshop on Wildlife Camera Monitoring, 12-15 November 2015, Jiangxi, China


BCGC current challenges

Symposium at IUBS General Assembly, “Biological Consequences of Global Change: current challenges”, 14-16 December 2015, Berlin, Germany


Forest Invasive species in Central Asia

International training course on Forest Invasive species in Central Asia, 23-25 December 2015, Nainan, China