April- Institute Director gives keynote address at EU Biodiversity Meetings

The European Union Biodiversity Research Strategy Platform meeting under the Spanish EU Presidency was held in Mallorca (April 13-15 2010) and addressed the issue of "Evolution and Biodiversity: the evolutionary basis for biodiversity and its potential for adaptation to global change".

This was the first meeting to explicitly consider the role of evolution in creating and sustaining biodiversity. Scott gave the keynote address "Anthropogenic Nature: working with contemporary evolution".