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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.
A novel remote-sensing application can serve as an early-warning tool for deforestation.
WRI's previous blog, Regenerative Agriculture: Good for Soil Health, but Limited Potential to Mitigate Climate Change, generated a spirited discussion. In this post, they provide further elaboration on their conclusions.
Forrest Fleischman and colleagues highlight ten pitfalls of tree planting, and discuss how a focus on people who manage landscapes will work in BioScience.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.