The Cascoland Lab&Kitchen Project

The Cascoland Lab&Kitchen Project

New dates!! Tuesday July 12th & Thursday July 14th

A mobile installation, participative restaurant and cooking debate as a tool to connect and network. Promoting trans-disciplinary approaches to food production, sustainable farming, forest restoration and conservation.

Free

A soundscape approach to analyzing big acoustic data

A soundscape approach to analyzing big acoustic data

Sunday July 10th-Morning (4h, 8:00am-12:00m)

In this workshop, we will teach participants how to collect long-duration acoustic data using the AudioMoth recorder, and how to use a novel soundscape approach to capture species richness patterns from big acoustic data without the need for species identification.

USD 20

Aligning international designations with national priorities for the identification of areas of importance for conservation

Aligning international designations with national priorities for the identification of areas of importance for conservation

Tuesday July 12th- Lunchbreak

This workshop will give participants insights on how countries can articulate international designations, such as the Key Biodiversity Areas, with existing national portfolios and conservation goals and tackle methodological and governance challenges.

Free

Beyond a tribute to ATBC´s Honorary Fellow Thomas Lovejoy

Beyond a tribute to ATBC´s Honorary Fellow Thomas Lovejoy

Tuesday July 12th – Lunchbreak

Revisiting the career of the great scientist Thomas Lovejoy: Tribute, History, and Inspiration.

Free

Communicating conservation science

Communicating conservation science

Sunday July 10th-Afternoon (3h, 1:00pm-4:00pm)

The workshop will (1) help scientists build communication skills to increase the likelihood of attracting media coverage of their work and (2) help journalists improve their coverage of conservation issues. At the end of the workshop, we'll bring journalists and scientists together so they can connect directly.

Free

Diversity and dynamics of herbaceous plant communities in forest ecosystems

Diversity and dynamics of herbaceous plant communities in forest ecosystems

Thursday July 14th-Lunchbreak

This workshop will build towards increasing our understanding of the diversity and ecology of herbaceous plant communities in tropical forests, by identifying key knowledge gaps and fundamental and applied research priorities for forest herb communities, and proposing standardized methods that will embed inventories of herbaceous plants within existing monitoring networks.

Free

ESG Finance in the Pan Amazon. The good, that bad and the ugly

ESG Finance in the Pan Amazon. The good, that bad and the ugly

Sunday July 10th- Morning (4h, 8:00am-12:00m)

ESG Finance has the potential to transform the agricultural economy of the Amazon, but what defines an ESG investment. What are the rules, what are the outcomes? We will ask participants to share examples of “the good, the bad and the ugly” from their respective jurisdictions.

USD 20

Get to Know the Biotropica Editorial Board: an Informal Discussion of the Publication Process

Get to Know the Biotropica Editorial Board: an Informal Discussion of the Publication Process

Wednesday July 13th – Lunchbreak

Join the Editorial Board of Biotropica for an informal discussion of the publication process.

Free

Guide to Getting Published: a Joint BES and Biotropica Workshop

Guide to Getting Published: a Joint BES and Biotropica Workshop

Thursday July 14th-Lunchbreak

We will discuss strategies for getting your research published in the peer-reviewed, scientific literature.

Free

Integrating Art and Science: Multiple Perspectives

Integrating Art and Science: Multiple Perspectives

Sunday July 10th – Afternoon (3h, 1:00pm-4:00pm); Wednesday July 13th- Lunchbreak

The broad goals of our workshop are to make ATBC participants more aware of the beneficial connections between science and art and to teach participants basic art-related skills, techniques, and practices they can adapt to inform their scientific studies (and viceversa).

Free

Introducing RangeShifter and RangeShiftR for spatial population modelling

Introducing RangeShifter and RangeShiftR for spatial population modelling

Saturday July 9th – Morning (4h, 8:00am-12:00m),Saturday July 9th – Afternoon (4h, 1:00pm-5:00pm),Sunday July 10th – Morning (4h, 8:00am-12:00m),Sunday July 10th – Afternoon (3h, 1:00pm-4:00pm)

Introduction to RangeShifter and RangeShiftR for spatial population modelling (see https://rangeshifter.github.io ).

Free

Photo Slam – come to learn how to improve your photography

Photo Slam – come to learn how to improve your photography

Monday July 11th-Lunchbreak

Share your photos (if desired anonymously) and listen to professional feedback to help you improve your skills as a photographer and science communicator.

Free

Tailoring eDNA approaches to your biodiversity and monitoring needs: practical uses and regional case studies

Tailoring eDNA approaches to your biodiversity and monitoring needs: practical uses and regional case studies

Sunday July 10th-Afternoon (3h, 1:00pm-4:00pm)

A practical guide for applying environmental DNA technology for biodiversity monitoring and conservation in tropical systems and beyond.

Free

Turn your research in tropical biology into engaging online learning modules with OCELOTS

Turn your research in tropical biology into engaging online learning modules with OCELOTS

Monday July 11th-Lunchbreak

Learn about creating online learning modules based on your own research and participate in the OCELOTS network (Online Content for Experiential Learning of Tropical Systems). Tropical biologists work with specialists in pedagogy, interactive data tools, and media to create research-based modules, hosted on a user-friendly, open-source and open-access platform.

Free

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