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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

Jobs

September 19, 2021

The National Wildlife Federation (NWF) – the largest conservation and education advocacy organization in the United States – is requesting proposals for a multidisciplinary contractor for a five-year project, for a service contract to provide advanced data science, econometric analysis, and science communication to policymakers, investors and multi-national corporations in Europe and Brazil. This will require expertise in GIS, economics, supply chain traceability, carbon mapping and forest governance analysis. Deadline: 13 October

Event

September 15, 2021

Human–wildlife interactions have become a frequent phenomenon in peri-urban landscapes, making them arenas of human-wildlife interactions. There is a need to identify and implement effective governance approaches to avoid conflicts and alleviate the negative impacts of human-wildlife interactions in peri-urban landscapes. The workshop offers a platform for researchers, policymakers, and practitioners to exchange and network on human-wildlife interactions in peri-urban landscapes.

Jobs

September 6, 2021

CSIRO is hiring a new member of its Sustainability Research Program leadership team to be responsible for the program’s science, impact and strategy. The position will also be responsible for overseeing a new initiative between CSIRO & University of Queensland through its Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and food Innovation (QAAFI). Deadline: 16 September 2021

Jobs

September 6, 2021

The Graduate School of Geography at Clark University invites applications for a tenure track, Assistant Professor of Human-Environment Geography to join our internationally recognized program in Geography and contribute to our long-standing strength in the critical analysis of human-environment relationships. Deadline: 30 September 2021

Jobs

September 6, 2021

Clark University invites applications and nominations for an Inaugural Directorof a newcenter for geospatial analytics(the “Center”) that builds on and expands the pioneering work of Clark Labs. Position open until filled.

News

September 6, 2021

Register for free to watch the 100+ engaging sessions of the 2021 Sustainability Research and Innovation Congress. SRI2021 took place from June 12-15, 2021, online and onsite in Brisbane, Australia. The Congress was the first in an annual series to unite global sustainability leaders, experts, industry and innovators to inspire action and promote a sustainability transformation. It brought together over 2,000 participants from more than 100 countries and featured 700 speakers.

Jobs

September 6, 2021

The University of Edinburgh seek a 3-year post-doctoral research associate (PDRA) with expertise in biogeochemical modelling, data assimilation and the terrestrial carbon cycle. The post is a core part of the SECO project, which seeks to quantify the carbon cycle of the dry tropics (https://blogs.ed.ac.uk/seco-project/). Deadline: 23 September 2021

News

September 6, 2021

This special issue of Land invites contributions exploring carbon consequences of urbanization, both land transformations of precursor systems and carbon shifts within those urban ecosystems. From a land systems science perspective, the land-climate interactions related to the consequences of land-use/land-cover change connected to urbanization processes on carbon pools are of interest. Deadline: 31 March 2022