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SNAP: Science for Nature and People  is seeking synthesis research project proposals to fill important knowledge gaps and advance solutions to significant challenges at the intersection of nature conservation and human well-being.

SNAP is an initiative of NCEAS, The Nature Conservancy, and Wildlife Conservation Society

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Recent Publications

Increased temperature variation poses a greater risk to species than climate warming, 2014, Vasseur, David A.; DeLong, John P.; Gilbert, Benjamin; et al., Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences

Geographical limits to species-range shifts are suggested by climate velocity, 2014, Burrows, Michael T.; Schoeman, David S.; Richardson, Anthony J.; et al., Nature

Beta diversity of urban floras among European and non-European cities, 2014, La Sorte, Frank A.; Aronson, Myla; Williams, Nicholas S.G.; et al., Global Ecology and Biogeography

NCEAS Calendar

Working Groups (green) are scientific working sessions. The NCEAS Roundtables (blue) are informal research discussion open to the public.


BBC News Online covers NCEAS Working Group research that was recently published in Science

February 17, 2015
KCLU's Lance Orozco talks with one of the lead researchers from the NCEAS study, Dr. Roland Geyer, about the amount of plastic debris flowing into the ocean from land.

New video features a discussion of the causes and consequences of ocean tipping points by prominent leaders in the environmental community.
Produced by Phil Levin

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