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June 16, 2022

A new study in Scientific Reports observed long-term trends in European cereal production from 1961 to 2017. As a result, the role of Central and Eastern Europe as a breadbasket of the world seems to have strengthened during the past decades due to the heavily increasing grain yields in the region. The implications of this for food security have been increasingly clear with the war in Ukraine, but escalating drought vulnerability of the southern part of Central and Eastern Europe also urgently triggers tangible solutions to mitigate climate challenge.   Read full post

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June 17, 2022

A PhD position and a 3-year postdoctoral fellow will be based at the University of Waterloo and is funded by Environment and Climate Change Canada. Deadline: extended to 30 June

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June 17, 2022

In 2022, fifty years on from the UN Summit, the International Science Council, Future Earth and the Stockholm Environment Institute convened an Expert Writing Group of natural scientists, social scientists and humanities scholars to modernize and extend the historical call of the Menton Message of 1972 on the eve of Stockholm+50. Read and share the letter...

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June 17, 2022

A new article in Frontiers in Forests and Global Change hypothesized that peri-urban forest transitions are driven by processes associated with urban-based economies and functioning, which define spatial characteristics of new forests.

Jobs

June 17, 2022

Stockholm Environment Institute HQ is looking for a highly motivated Data Administrator with a strong interest in sustainability, particularly linked to the environmental and social impacts of commodity production, trade and consumption.

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June 17, 2022

This post is one of five post-doctoral positions that form the NERC-funded SECO project. The group is looking for a researcher with expertise in remote sensing, and preferably experience using radar data to map vegetation structure and change. Interviews will be held in July or August.

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June 17, 2022

The research group “Modelling Human-Environmental Interactions” of the Institute of Geographical Sciences at Freie Universität Berlin offers a 4-year research assistant contract with teaching responsibilities with the aim of obtaining a doctoral degree. Deadline: 27 June

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June 17, 2022

Project Drawdown is hiring a “dream team” of leading scientists to join their staff to conduct top-quality research and provide world-leading insights on climate solutions and strategies at the global scale. Review of applications began 13 June and will continue until positions are filled.

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June 17, 2022

Are you willing to inform EU policies on sustainable land use? Can you develop new modelling tools to analyze the effectiveness of EU Green Deal policies? Deadline: 24 June

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June 16, 2022

Water & Development Research Group (http://wdrg.aalto.fi/) at Aalto University, Finland, seeks a Postdoctoral Researcher for their ERC project where they aim to identify feasible food system opportunities to meet the future food demand with sustainable use of natural resources. Deadline: 30 June 2022