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To date, most reports on the mobility effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have emphasized international migration flows. In this blog post, the authors focus instead on urban–rural migration flows triggered by COVID-19, and how they could affect the way land systems are used, understood, and governed in the future.   Read full post

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September 25, 2020

GLP members are working on a study titled “Policy making and spatial planning for reducing ecosystem services trade-offs in peri-urban landscapes”. The deadline for submissions has been extended to 9 October.

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September 24, 2020

A novel remote-sensing application can serve as an early-warning tool for deforestation.

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September 24, 2020

Forrest Fleischman and colleagues highlight ten pitfalls of tree planting, and discuss how a focus on people who manage landscapes will work in BioScience.

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September 24, 2020

The first publication of the SIPATH project, a GLP Contributing Project, is now available in Advances in Ecological Research. The framework presented in it goes beyond earlier frameworks by considering multiple dimensions of intensity and sustainability, drawing from both natural and social science theories. 

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September 24, 2020

Žiga Malek and Peter Verburg used a collection of studies on local land use decision-making, and studied whether they can identify how socio-economic, climatic, and soil and terrain contextual conditions influence the spatial distribution of different decision-making modes. They found out, that (to a large extent) land use decision-making can be explained by local spatial contexts.

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September 24, 2020

The Agropolis Fondation - Louis Malassis International Scientific Prize for Agriculture and Food was created in 2009 by Agropolis Fondation as a tribute to Professor Louis Malassis, founder of Agropolis. Every two years, three awards are presented in his name: Renowned Scientist; Young Scientific Talent; Outstanding Career for Agricultural Development. Deadline 11 January.

Jobs

September 24, 2020

Future Earth is looking for a scientist to drive the scientific synthesis of the Earth Commission, hosted by Future Earth at its Global Hub in Stockholm, Sweden. Deadline 9 October.

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September 24, 2020

This award of CHF 5’000 is for is for authors at Swiss universities who have published their papers in the domain of international studies whose findings are accessible to a wider audience and relevant to the work of international Organisations. Deadline is 15 October.