Labex CEBA – Center for the study of biodiversity in Amazonia


Understanding why so many organisms are present in tropical ecosystems is a major scientific challenge.
The Laboratoire of excellence CEBA (Center for the study of biodiversity in Amazonia) promotes innovation in research on tropical biodiversity. It brings together a network of internationally-recognized French research teams, contributes to university education, and encourages scientific collaboration with South American countries.

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Exploring the synergies of ForestGEO-CTFS and GUYAFOR

Expanding a global network of forest research to French Guiana was the goal of the event « Exploring the synergies of ForestGEO-CTFS and GUYAFOR » that took place on the 21st to the 26th of May 2017 in French Guiana. Stuart J. … Continued

What is the link between deforestation and gold mining activity?

According to a recent study published in the journal ” Environmental Research Letters”, there is a strong relationship between deforestation due to gold extraction and gold prices at the regional level.   Tropical forests in South America are increasingly threatened … Continued

Launch of edition n°0 of the “Journal des Nouragues”

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Scientific Station of the Nouragues, the teams of the station and the Nature Reserve launch the edition N°0 of the “Journal des Nouragues”. This newslettre covers science and technology aspects, as well as … Continued

Brief CEBA retrospective for 2016

Let us return to some of the highlights of 2016 for the Labex CEBA. ·      Silver medal of the CNRS for Jérôme Chave, scientific director of the CEBA Jérôme Chave, Scientific Director of the CEBA, received the silver medal from … Continued

Job offer: Scientific Coordinator of the Labex CEBA

The position of Scientific coordinator of Labex CEBA is vacant until the 6th January 2017. The Labex CEBA is recruiting a full-time project manager for scientific coordination as of beginning 2017. The position is a Resaerch Engineer-level and is associated … Continued

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