30 Nov 2022
It is time to put biodiversity on the agenda – five Lund researchers on the challenges for COP15
Just over two weeks after the climate summit in Egypt, the leaders of the world’s countries are meeting again, this time to address another acute crisis facing humanity – the loss ...
10 Nov 2022
Interdisciplinary research school on Skåne’s beaches
The coast is changing. The sea is encroaching further inland, and the shoreline of childhood memory no longer looks the same.
7 Nov 2022
A clear-cut forest provides essential information for climate research
Norunda is a unique monitoring station with Sweden's longest greenhouse gas record. Now the surroundings are changing from a forest to a clear-cut.
3 Nov 2022
The UN’s climate change conference COP27 – topics on the agenda
The UN’s annual climate change conference takes place in Egypt this year. The focus will be on topics such as climate finance and loss and damage.
3 Oct 2022
Complex consequences of a warmer Arctic
Effects of a warmer Arctic are not only negative for the climate, according to a new thesis from the Centre for Environmental and Climate Science at Lund University, Sweden. Modell...
29 Sep 2022
Less bird diversity in city forests
A new study led by Lund University in Sweden shows that cities negatively affect the diversity of birds.
29 Sep 2022
Climate change makes carbon sinks more vulnerable
New data by the research infrastructure ICOS confirms that natural carbon sinks such as the ocean and forests are not stable.
6 Jul 2022
The Vice-Chancellor says yes to the ClimBioSis profile area
A Vice-Chancellor’s decision has been taken on five profile areas for Lund University. One of the areas is ClimBioSis, which involves several CEC researchers.
5 Jul 2022
How is nature to be valued? New report on the way from IPBES
Is it possible to put a value on nature and the vital ecosystem services it provides for us? What are the pros and cons of different valuation models? These are the key questions a...
4 May 2022
National symposium in Norrköping focuses on climate research
The strategic research areas MERGE and BECC, the Bolin Centre for Climate Research and SMHI are together arranging a new climate symposium.
4 May 2022
50 millions to research about finance and biodiversity
The research programme BIOPATH, with Lund University as host, has been granted funding of SEK 50 million over a period of four years.
21 Apr 2022
Henrik Smith new member of the Swedish Climate Policy Council
The Swedish Government has appointed Henrik Smith, professor in animal ecology at Lund University, as a new member of the Climate Policy Council.
1 Apr 2022
UN Climate Report on April 4th: “What matters now is zero emissions”
In connection with a new report on measures to mitigate climate change, researchers at Lund University in Sweden see some hopeful signs. Among other things, Lars J Nilsson, Profess...
18 Mar 2022
CEC participates in international research project to protect wild pollinators
CEC is one of 24 European research institutes and organizations that is participating in the EU-funded Safeguard project, where world-leading researchers and experts are collaborat...
28 Feb 2022
The UN’s climate change panel: the world must act now
The IPCC has published a new report on how climate change is impacting nature and people world worldwide, and on the necessity for adaptation.
14 Feb 2022
Using airborne DNA to monitor insect biodiversity
Scientists at Lund University have discovered for the first time that it is possible to detect insect DNA in the air. Using air from three sites in Sweden, insect DNA from 85 speci...
14 Feb 2022
Important to express scientific uncertainty
Scientific advice to decision makers requires transparent scientific assessments, in which communication of uncertainty is important in order to avoid over- or underestimating conc...
13 Dec 2021
Wild bees and honey bees compete for food
Increasing attention is being paid to the impact of honey bees on wild bees. In a new report from Lund University in Sweden, researchers observed that honey bees compete with wild ...
17 Nov 2021
Choice of trees carries great significance to city insect life
The type of tree you plant – whether you choose native or non-native species – is of great significance for insect life in a city, more so than researchers previously thought. This...
11 Nov 2021
Modelling for the survival of bumblebees
Lack of habitats and climate change – aspects scientists know affect the number of pollinators. But what else contributes to less bees and bumblebees?