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Older forests in eastern North America are less vulnerable to climate change than younger forests - particularly for carbon storage, timber production, and biodiversity - new University of Vermont research by GLM Members Laura Sonter and Gillian Galford and colleagues find.
The World Wildlife Fund seeks someone for this position, which will include developing technical methods and tools to support the WWF-US strategy and external programs with targeted stakeholder groups.
Are you interested in sustainable food and farming systems, and would you like to join an interdisciplinary project on improving plant protein production in Europe? Apply at the Environmental Geography Group of Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. They have a postdoc position within the ERA-net project LegumeGAP that analyses the potential and externalities of legume production in Europe.
The Faculty of Organic Agricultural Sciences, Social-Ecological Interactions in Agricultural Systems group (Prof. Dr. Tobias Plieninger) at the University of Kassel offers a position starting 1 September 2019.
As a core partner of the Science-based Targets Network (SBTN), Conservation International is seeking an exceptionally qualified SBT Fellow to manage and coordinate our engagement with the SBTN, with a particular focus on the “Land Hub”.
The research unit has a wide disciplinary scope, covering diverse dimensions of Socio-Ecological Systems along the rural-urban interface. Its research programme addresses transition processes in agriculture, ecology, economy, and society that are linked to rapid urbanization, using Bangalore, an emerging megacity in South India, as an example. Research will be carried out in close cooperation with Indian partner institutions.
Researchers including GLP Member Žiga Malek have published an overview and spatial analysis of implemented strategies in the region.
A new report from the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES), the summary of which was approved at the 7th session of the IPBES Plenary, meeting last week (29 April – 4 May) in Paris, identifies changes in land and sea use as the most significant direct driver of changes in nature.
The German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) Halle-Jena-Leipzig seeks to fill the above position in Leipzig at the earliest opportunity (preferably in summer 2019).