PPBio/CENBAM QGIS workshop in Manaus - 28/Nov/2016.

QGIS Map Making Workshop.

November 28 to December 2 - 2016

Copernicus. Europe's eyes on Earth.

Copernicus is a European system for monitoring the Earth.

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Copernicus Land Monitoring Services


TDWG 2016 Annual Conference

The TDWG 2016 Annual Conference  will take place from 5 to 9 December 2016 in Santa Clara de San Carlos, COSTA RICA. The conference theme this year is: Standards Supporting Innovation in Biodiversity Research and Conservation.

Termite study challenges popular theories of physiology and evolution

The speed with which an organism consumes energy is known as the metabolic rate. It is important because it dictates the speed of energy flows through ecosystems. Often, the total energy of an ecosystem is concentrated (in the form of living matter) in relatively few organisms, such as plants and insects. Thus, it is important to know what determines the metabolic rate of these organisms.