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August 10, 2021

The organizers and several participants of a recent Working Group Meet & Greet put together this blog post summarizing the discussions held during the event. Although it will take time to make sense of the myriad changes the COVID-19 pandemic has brought and continues to bring into their lives as scientists, and into the socio-ecological land systems that they study, they identified several likely patterns of long-term change.   Read full post

Related Working Group(s): Socio-Ecological Land Systems of Latin America , Related Working Group(s): Remittance Dynamics and Land Change, Related Working Group(s): Agricultural Land Abandonment as a Global Land-Use Change Phenomenon, Related Working Group(s): Telecoupling Research Towards Sustainable Transformation of Land Systems

Event

October 25, 2021

Join us for a special end-of-year informal Meet & Greet with GLP members, especially new members. We will do introductions and networking, using breakout rooms as needed.

Jobs

October 25, 2021

If you are a solid programmer who likes challenging computational & software architecture tasks and who wants to change the world for the better, then this is the role for you. Deadline: 15 November

Jobs

October 25, 2021

The position will involve working with a team of researchers, led by Drs. Michael Manfredo and Tara Teel, on a project involving a global survey of values toward nature and wildlife. The survey is being conducted across multiple countries and world regions, including Canada, Latin America, Europe, and Australia. Deadline: 7 November

Jobs

October 25, 2021

NC State invites applications and nominations for the position of Goodnight Distinguished Professor of Coastal Resilience and Sustainability in the College of Natural Resources, and Director of the campus-wide Coastal Resilience and Sustainability Initiative. The university seeks a visionary leader and interdisciplinary scholar with demonstrated success and impact, who is internationally recognized as one of the best in the growing areas of resilience or sustainability science. Application review will begin 1 December.

Jobs

October 25, 2021

A graduate assistantship is available for a self-motivated student to pursue PhD or MS degree and conduct innovative and high-impact research in the Center for Systems Integration and Sustainability (CSIS) at Michigan State University (MSU). Deadline: 15 November

Jobs

October 25, 2021

A PhD research assistantship is available for a self-motivated student to pursue a PhD degree and conduct innovative and high-impact research in the Center for Systems Integration and Sustainability (CSIS) at Michigan State University. Deadline: 1 December

News

October 25, 2021

Michigan State University’s Jianguo “Jack” Liu was honored this month with the Gunnerus Award in Sustainability Science – the first major international prize for outstanding scientific work that promotes sustainable development globally. It followed on his September receipt of the World Sustainability Award for his leadership in integrating the needs of both humans and nature and succeeding in having the work translated into policy and practice.

News

October 25, 2021

A new article in Ambio looks at new patterns of reforestation through counterrubanization and looks at how this pathway could have a growing global effect.

News

October 21, 2021

A new special issue of Remote Sensing is accepting full papers or communications based on your own research in this area, or may be a focused review article on some aspect of the subject. All submissions, including featured articles, will be subject to peer review. The guest editors are particularly encouraging junior and early-stage researchers to submit a manuscript to this SI call. Deadline: 31 March 2022