Labex CEBA – Center for the study of biodiversity in Amazonia
In French Guiana, the Laboratoire of excellence CEBA (Center for the study of biodiversity in Amazonia) seeks to understand why so many organisms are present in tropical ecosystems. The LabEx brings together a network of internationally-recognized French research teams, contributes to university education, and encourages scientific collaboration with South American countries.
Amazonia is a huge territory that has not finished revealing all its mysteries.Our science is varied: health, coastline, fauna, flora and human sciences.In all, more than 150 researchers from 13 different laboratories spread across French Guana, the french Antilles and France are working within the CEBA, looking towards the Amazon.
Ecosystems provide multiple services for humans. However, these services depend on basic ecosystem functions which are shaped both by natural conditions like climate and species and human interventions. A large international research team, led by Max Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry, … Continued
The CEBA annual meetings will take place online on the 21st & 22nd of October. After a reduced version of the meetings in 2020, this traditional event is planned in 2021 as an online event to meet restrictions due to … Continued
Since 2011, a few highlights have punctuated the years at CEBA. The first part of the year offers the opportunity to finance new scientific projects. After the 2020 call between science and the citizen, the new 2021 call for projects … Continued
Joint call SYNERGY between the CEntre for the Synthesis and Analysis of Biodiversity of the French Foundation for Biodiversity Research (FRB-CESAB), the Brazilian Synthesis Center on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (SinBiose), the São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) and the French … Continued
In 2019, the LabEx CEBA launched a call for Strategic Projects proposals intended to implement its scientific program until 2024. Five projects were selected to start in 2020. (click here to read more about SP 2020 – 2023) Because the … Continued
In 2021, the CEBA annual call for projects will support frontier research on biodiversity in Amazonia, with a focus on French Guiana. Please send your project as a single PDF file to Laetitia Plaisance by Monday April 5th, 2021 – … Continued
CEBA opens its annual calls for doctoral research grants. in order to fund and welcome new PhD students as early as October 2021! If you want to propose a project, you will find here the guidelines and the form (in … Continued
French Guiana, a french Amazonian territory, hosts a huge variety of land-based herpetology wildlife. Today, 124 species of amphibians (included 115 anoures and 9 gymnophionas) and 161 species of reptiles (44 lizars, 3 amphisbaenians, 99 snakes, 11 tortoises and 4 … Continued