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2013

Lucas and Piero in Science: protect 2/3 of plant species with only 17% of the land

Technology for Nature featured in New Scientist

Matthew Smith shows that 90% of internet auction trade in endangered Cacti is illegal

Congratulations to Lucas Joppa for receiving the highly presitgious Society for Conservation Biology's 'Early Career Award'!

Lucas and Greg on 'Software Sociology' -- in Science

CEES's work featured on CNN!

Read about our prototype data-->model-->predictions browser tool, codename Distribution Modeller, and see it in action

Paper with Raul Garcia-Valdes on non-equilibrium species distribution modelling finally appears! In Journal of Ecology

Drew Purves' 90 seconds on modelling at 'Climate Desk' [video]

Mark Vanderwel and Drew Purves on Disturbance and US Carbon Dynamics in Global Change Biology

GEM idea covered by Financial Times

Our Comment piece in Nature: Time to Model All Life on Earth

The new tools added to our tools site: MaxEnt tutorial, C# tools template, and Terrestrial Carbon

Model Mark Vanderwel, Vassily and Drew in GEB: how does tree demography lead to geographical distributions of PFTs? 

Early view of our (currently unnamed!) Distribution Modelling Tool [video]

Tim & Drew's latest (in Proc Roy Soc): how bird traits affect response to land-use change

Special Issue of Journal Of Biogeography on Species Distribution Modelling has 5 papers by Greg!!!  

Our (and the world's first) fully data-constrained model of the terrestrial carbon cycle is now online!  

CEES and IUCN form unique partnership to tackle species extinction!

2012

Tim Newbold in PLoS ONE: how best to map the distribution of functional traits?

In Nature, Derek Tittensor comments on a new 'scorecard for the seas'Lucas Joppa in TRENDS: 'What we know and don’t know about Earth’s missing biodiversity'

Robin's BAT ID tool published in Journal of Applied Ecology, and covered by BBC Greg's Visualization workshop covered by Guardian Data Blog

New Madingley Model website up and running!

FetchClimate highlighted at Techfest 2012 [video][Rick Rashid's keynote][next at Microsoft]

Lucas Joppa in Science: difficult to begin to charge for ecosystem services when they were previously free [read letter]

Robin Freeman, Bat Detective, appears on World News Today

Drew Purves one of 40 scientists worldwide invited to attend the World Economic Forum 'Summer Davos' 2012

FetchClimate is live! [try online] [read more]

Latest paper: 'Intelligent' Amazon trees track light [read more]

Drew Purves listed in Wired 2012 smart list [read more]

Tools site updated [go there now]

Drew Purves speaks alongside John Beddington (UK chief govt scientific advisor) on measuring sustainability [youtube]

before 2012...

...there was plenty of interesting news, but we didn't track it properly. Sorry :(.