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November 17, 2022

Agriculture is by far the most important cause of deforestation, yet cleared land is often not used to grow crops or raise livestock, according to new research. The findings have important implications for policy-makers hoping to clean up supply chains for commodities such as soy, beef and palm oil. Strengthening forest and land-use governance in producer countries has to be the ultimate goal of any policy response.   Read full post

News

November 17, 2022

GLP Member Paul West is one of four world-class researchers joining Project Drawdown as inaugural members of the nonprofit organization’s new science team.

Jobs

November 17, 2022

This postdoctoral research position is part of the FLORA project, funded by the European Research Council (ERC). The selected candidate will join the research team for up to 2 years and 8 months to answer the project’s first main research question: “How far are current global food systems from environmental sustainability and health goals?”. Deadline: 19 December 2022

Jobs

November 17, 2022

The Department of Geography and Environmental Sustainability (DGES) and the South Central Climate Adaptation Science Center (CASC) at the University of Oklahoma (OU) are hiring a postdoctoral researcher as part of the National and Regional Climate Adaptation Science Center’s Climate Adaptation Postdoctoral (CAP) Fellows Program. Deadline: 30 November 2023

Jobs

November 17, 2022

The Sustainable Forest Transition (SFT) Project is recruiting three full-time PhD students at the Global Development Institute (University of Manchester) from September 2023. Deadline: 5 January 2023

News

November 15, 2022

A new Special Issue Collection in the journal Ambio welcomes contributions (particularly from African and Asian countries). Deadline for submissions: 1 August 2023.

News

November 12, 2022

A new article in Nature Climate Change integrates subannual irrigation and snowmelt dynamics and a model of international trade to assess the global redistribution of snowmelt dependencies and risks under climate change.

News

November 12, 2022

The ECEM 2023, which will take place 4-8 September 2023 in Leipzig, Germany, invites the submission of proposals for sessions and workshops. Deadline: 10 January 2023.

Event

November 12, 2022

The ECEM 2023 continues a series of conferences launched by the European chapter of ISEM, the International Society for Ecological Modelling. ISEM promotes the international exchange of ideas, scientific results, and general knowledge in the areas of systems’ analysis and simulations in ecology and application of ecological modelling for natural resource management.

News

November 12, 2022

A new article in Sustainability investigates the extent and impact of oil spills on different land use types, protected areas, and species in the Niger Delta of Nigeria by using vegetation indices and remote sensing.