The spanish version of the New Handbook is now available online

This version of the handbook will serve to further expand the scope of the original version in the field of plant ecology

Article led by Prof. Díaz published in Nature

The article, entitled "The global spectrum of plant form and function" spans the widest range of growth-forms
and geographical locations to date in published trait analyses

Postdoctoral Position Offered

Núcleo DiverSus ( based at Instituto Multidisciplinario de Biología Vegetal (CONICET- Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Argentina) is seeking a Project Officer at the post-doctoral level within the context of the new project “Nature’s benefits in agro-forest frontiers: linking actor strategies, functional biodiversity and ecosystem services (FOREFRONT)”

New article focused on central concepts of DiverSus

The article led by Dr. Cáceres, which was recently published in Ecology & Society, focuses on ecosystem services as an environmental and social concept.

IPBES Conceptual Framework presented in two papers

Prof. Sandra Díaz and collaborators have recently published two articles presenting the new conceptual framework of IPBES, which was adopted at the second IBPES Plenary held in Antalya, Turkey on December 2013.

Prof. Díaz interviewed on the legacy of DIVERSITAS

During the Celebration Conference of DIVERSITAS held in Seville, Spain, on 30 September 2014

Dr. Juli G. Pausas visited the IMBIV

Dr. Pausas, a renowned fire ecologist from the Centro de Investigaciones sobre Desertificación, Valencia, España, was invited by DiverSus to visit the IMBIV.

Course on functional traits to be regularly offered by IBIF researchers

A short course entitled “Concepts, methods and importance of functional traits” was given by DiverSus members from IBIF.

Prof. Sandra Díaz received the "Bernardo Houssay Career Award"

Prof. Díaz was distinguished in the area of Biological, Agrarian and Veterinary Sciences for her contribution to the production of knowledge, its social impact and the formation of human resources.

Prof. Sandra Díaz featured in Highly Cited Researchers 2014 list

DiverSus PI Prof. Sandra Díaz has been selected by Thomson Reuters into their prestigious list of "Highly Cited Researchers 2014"