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Don’t just cover it up: Questions of effectiveness in relation to conservation targets

Even if the Inspire4Nature Consortium did not gather in Marseille, some fellows such as Konstantina Spiliopoulou still attended the IUCN Congress. She presented remotely an e-poster entitled Don’t just cover it up: Questions of effectiveness in relation to conservation targets in September 2021.

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track2KBA: an R package for the identification of important sites for biodiversity from tracking data

Fellow Martin Beal gave a talk entitled track2KBA: an R package for the identification of important sites for biodiversity from tracking data on 10 August 2021 at the 2021 American Ornithologists Society’s Annual Meeting (i.e. AOS & SCO – SOC Meeting 2021).

You can listen to him here ! His talk was part of the ‘Great R packages for Ornithologists’ session. Come and read more in Martin’s Twitter thread below.

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Global patterns of mammals’ distribution based on a new set of Area of Habitat maps

Fellow Maria Lumbierres gave a talk entitled Global patterns of mammals’ distribution based on a new set of Area of Habitat maps on 17 June 2021 during a symposium of the online 100th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Mammalogists. She was also the Moderator of the Symposium III called Global Trends in Mammals.

You can find the programme here.

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Global trends in mammal distribution and threats

Four Inspire4Nature fellows and several supervisors presented a symposium entitled Global trends in mammal distribution and threats on 17 June 2021 during the 100th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Mammalogists . Carmen Soria, Maria Lumbierres, Prabhat Raj Dahal and Gonzalo Albaladejo gave several talks. Supervisors Carlo Rondinini and Michela Pacifici also organised and attended the session.

You can find the programme here

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Measuring the impact of wetland reserves on breeding waders

Fellow Sean Jellesmark did a presentation entitled Measuring the impact of wetland reserves on breeding waders on 8th April 2021 during the ‘Statistics at the Zoo’ virtual seminar hosted by the Royal Statistical Society, East Midlands Local Group. He presented research about the impact of conservation on waders from his first and second chapter of his PhD and discussed how counterfactual evaluation can be used in ecology.

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