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Jobs

July 10, 2018

The German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) seeks a postdoctoral researcher to develop land-use datasets using cutting-edge methodologies in a highly interdisciplinary and collaborative environment.

Jobs

July 2, 2018

The Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU) seeks an associate professor candidate to lead a largely externally funded research programme in the analysis of Socio-Ecological Systems with a specialization that relates to either land use, biodiversity, ecosystem dynamics or green infrastructure with a focus on interdisciplinary approaches and solution-oriented research.

News

June 29, 2018

Colleagues from the Centre for Development and Environment and the Institute of Geography of the University of Bern will be convening two panels in the Swiss Researching Africa Days 2018, which will take place on 26–28 October 2018 in Bern, Switzerland. The panel topics are "Dynamics between globalized land and local well-being in Africa" and "Environmental justice and land management practices in Africa".

Jobs

June 29, 2018

GLP Fellow Prof. Patrick Meyfroidt at the Université catholique de Louvain in Belgium seeks highly qualified and motivated candidates for one Postdoctoral researcher position, for two years, on transformative governance of land systems in Mozambican frontiers.

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June 29, 2018

GLP Member Pinki Mondal and colleagues Sonali McDermid and Marcia Macedo welcome submissions of abstracts to a session on "Global Vegetation and Land Surface Dynamics in a Changing Climate" at the 2018 AGU Fall Meeting.

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June 22, 2018

The first order draft (FOD) of the IPCC Special Report on Climate Change and Land is open for expert review until 5 August 2018, with registration closing 29 July 2018.

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June 20, 2018

GLP Fellows Erle C Ellis and Jinwei Dong, and colleagues Paolo Tarolli and Damian Evans, We welcome submissions of abstracts to a session on "Fingerprinting the Anthropocene: Observing and Understanding Social Change Across Earth's Landscapes" at the 2018 AGU Fall Meeting.

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June 20, 2018

Land-use intensification in agrarian landscapes is seen as a key strategy to simultaneously feed humanity and use ecosystems sustainably, but the conditions that support positive social-ecological outcomes remain poorly documented. A new article by several GLP Fellows and Members addresses this knowledge gap by synthesizing research that analyses how agricultural intensification affects both ecosystem services and human well-being in low- and middle-income countries.

Event

June 20, 2018

The inaugural OzFlux – AsiaFlux Joint Conference in Darwin, NT, Australia is running from the 20 to 26 August, 2018. The conference will address issues of ‘Ecosystems, climate & land-use change across Asia & Australasia’ and is openn to all members of the research community.