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GLP Member Žiga Malek provides a behind-the-scenes view of the research he published with GLP Members Jasper van Vliet, Emma van der Zanden and Peter Verburg in Environmental Research Letters.   Read full post

News

December 2, 2019

After a fruitful discussion on Teaching Ecosystem Service at the 10th ESP Conference, Nodal Office Coordinator Marcin Spyra and colleagues are seeking to enrich the pool of answers and get wider responses by making a second round of the survey available. This survey will allow to analyze the state of the art on Teaching Ecosystem Service, so further steps can be identified.

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December 2, 2019

The Special Issue "Open System Modelling Frameworks toward a Better Understanding of Multi-Scale Interactions in Socio-Ecological Systems" in the Socio-Ecological Practice Research journal has issued a call for contributions. The editors, including Nodal Office Coordinator Christine Fürst, welcome submissions of socio-ecological practice research, novel simulation frameworks and how advanced modelling systems can support decision-making and policy implementation.

Event

December 2, 2019

The 3MUGIS summer school is an annual event, which addresses relevantcontemporary environmental consequences and opportunities of urbanization with special emphasis on soil functions. The event is organized under the umbrella of the International Union of Soil Science (IUSS), RUDN University (Russia) and the Urban Soil Institute (USA) with strong cooperation from universities, institutions and research teams from around the world.

Jobs

November 26, 2019

This project will investigate land based mitigation options for climate change and their associated trade-offs using a state-of-the-art global land use model. Position will be supervised by Mark Rounsevell and Peter Alexander. Deadline to apply is 9 Jan 2020.

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November 26, 2019

GLP Member Katarzyna Ostapowicz is the guest editor of a special issue of Remote Sensing that is aiming to cover the most recent advances in techniques and algorithms to process remotely sensed information for ecology and conservation in the high-altitude and high-latitude regions. Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 July 2020.

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November 25, 2019

Several GLP Members and SSC Member Patrick Meyfroidt are the guest editors of a focus collection in Environmental Research Letters. The ERL issue explores new ways to put tools and data to work towards improving our understanding of direct and indirect land-use change caused by governance interventions. 

Jobs

November 22, 2019

The Energy and Resources Group (ERG) and the Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management (ESPM) at the University of California, Berkeley, seek applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor faculty position in the area of Sustainability and Equity. The expected start date is July 1, 2020. The appointment will be split 50% in ERG and 50% in ESPM.

Jobs

November 21, 2019

The project, jointly sponsored by the Basque Government and the Vitoria-Gasteiz city council, aims at identifying the multiple values of urban biodiversity in general, and the ways in which ‘relational values’ are articulated, in particular. Deadline to apply is 10 December 2019.

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November 21, 2019

In light of continuing global biodiversity loss, one ambitious proposal has gained considerable traction amongst conservationists: the goal to protect half the Earth. A new analysis by Working Group Coordinator Julie Zähringer and colleagues suggests that at least one billion people live in places that would be protected if the Half Earth proposal were implemented within all ecoregions.