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  • Mountains create biodiversity

    [3 Oct 2018] Mountains are among the most biologically diverse places on Earth, but scientists have struggled to fully understand why they are so important in creating high species richness. An international research team led by Alexandre Antonelli from the University of Gothenburg has now shed new light on answering this long-standing question.

  • Amazonian rainforests gave birth to the world´s most diverse tropical region

    [7 Jun 2018] A new study finds that plants and animals have moved into novel habitats surprisingly often. It turns out that many species in the American tropics can trace their origins back to the Amazon basin.

  • University of Gothenburg wins Science Slam

    [26 Apr 2018] The University of Gothenburg won this year's edition of Science Slam at the Science Festival through Allison Perrigo, coordinator at the Gothenburg Global Biodiversity Centre.

  • GGBC Researchers Funded

    [1 Nov 2017] Two GGBC members studying biodiversity patterns have been awarded multi-year funding from the Swedish Research Council to support their work.

  • New Centre for Biological Diversity

    [12 Apr 2017] The number of species inhabiting Earth is steadily declining, both on land and in our seas. This development needs to be stopped, but doing so is not an easy task. "That´s why a new centre of expertise and research is opening at the turn of the year, the Gothenburg Global Biodiversity Centre," says Professor Alexandre Antonelli, who will serve as director of the centre.

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