A new free course in Biological Diversity (Theories, Measures and Data sampling techniques)

Enroll this free course: https://www.coursera.org/learn/biological-diversity About this course: The course presents an overview of the theory behind biological diversity evolution and dynamics and of methods for diversity calculation and estimation. We will become familiar with the major alpha, beta, and gamma diversity estimation techniques. Understanding how biodiversity evolved and is evolving on Earth and how to…

On the ecological effects of climate change (video)

Interviewed by Andrey Sokolov (Russian with English subtitles – click on “CC”) Roberto Cazzolla Gatti (Associate Professor at Biological Institute -Biological Diversity and Ecology Laboratory and Researcher at Bio-Clim-Land Centre of the Tomsk State University, in Russia) explains what are the observed ecological effects (on animal and plants) of climate change in Siberian ecosystems. For…

Dall’Africa alla Siberia con i taralli nella valigia

Lo scienziato va in Siberia per l’Ecologia Le pagine del quotidiano con l’intervista in pdf: Intervista_La Gazzetta del Mezzogiorno di RITA SCHENA «Mammaaa! Dove stanno i maglioni pesanti?». Roberto nel fare la valigia avrà dovuto scegliere quanto di più caldo aveva negli armadi. A 31 anni, da meno di due mesi si trova in Siberia dove…