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How do ecosystem state and function and ecosystem functional diversity interact? What is the role of animals for carbon and nitrogen turnover? Does altering heterotrophic composition in an ecosystem affect carbon cycle climate feedbacks? The work is based at the KIT’s department of Atmospheric Environmental Research in Garmisch‐Partenkirchen, Germany, and will be done in close collaboration with groups world‐wide, especially in Sweden, and the UK. Deadline to apply is 20 March 2020.
This study, which included work by GLP Members Roman Carrasco and Jose Don T. De Alban, investigated the dynamics and drivers of informal gold mining in northern Myanmar to shed light on the conditions needed for alternative livelihood and enforcement interventions to succeed. It was published in Conservation Science and Practice.
GLP Fellow Erle Ellis published an op-ed with colleagues Mark Maslin and Simon Lewis in The New York Times that says focusing on trees as the big solution to climate change is a dangerous diversion.
The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Management (NREM) at the University of Hawaii Manoa invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Environmental Social Sciences.
Between August 31 and September 4 2020, we will discuss challenges facing ecological restoration in post-2020 Europe, and particularly, how can ecological restoration promote the recovery of damaged, degraded and destroyed socio-ecological systems in these critical times. Abstract submission now open through 17 April 2020.
The Call for Sessions for ESP Europe 2020 is now open! We encourage active members within ESP Working Groups, Regional Chapters and National Networks to submit a session proposal. Also, non-ESP members working in the field of ecosystem services as academics, policy makers or practitioners are very welcome to submit a session proposal. The submission deadline is 1 March 2020.
The National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) invites proposals for collaborative team-based synthesis research (Pursuits) around emerging SES topics starting 3 February 2020.
The call for abstracts is now open for the international conference "From Plans to Land Change: Dynamics of Urban Regions”, taking place August 30 – September 2, 2020 in Birmensdorf, near Zurich, Switzerland. Deadline to submit an abstract is 29 February 2020.
GLP is currently seeking to nominate two to three new members for our international Scientific Steering Committee (SSC), starting June 1, 2020. The activities of GLP are initiated, stimulated and overseen by the SSC, and the continuing success of GLP relies on the input of the SSC. In seeking nominations, we are looking for scientific excellence and a high level of commitment to actualizing GLP goals and activities. Deadline for nominations is 15 March 2020.