Latin America Nodal Office

Instituto de Ecología Regional (IER)

+54 381 4255174

Universidad Nacional de Tucumán – CONICET
IER-LIEY
CC 34
4107 Yerba Buena Tucumán
Argentina

Focus on: Latin American land use change in relation to globalization; environmental services in land use frontiers and transitional zone; land use efficiency and conflicts.
The nodal office is hosted by the Instituto de Ecologia Regional (UNT_CONICET)
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People in This Office

 

Jobs

 

3 funded PhD positions in forest degradation in South American Chaco

multiple (see announcement)

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Wednesday, November 30, 2016

We would like to draw your attention to three fully-funded 4-yr PhD positions that are open for applications as part of an international research project focusing on “Continuous satellite-based indicators for mapping subtropical forest degradation and its environmental impacts (ReForcha)”, funded by the Belgian Science Policy.

News

 

GLP Member Research in the News

October 27, 2017

GLP Member Laura Sonter found mining significantly increased Amazon forest loss up to 70 km beyond mining lease boundaries, causing 11,670 km2 of deforestation between 2005 and 2015. This extent represents 9% of all Amazon forest loss during this time and 12 times more deforestation than occurred within mining leases alone.

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GLP News

September 28, 2017

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO NOVEMBER 20! GLP is currently seeking to nominate new SSC members starting January 1, 2018. The Global Land Programme (GLP) is an interdisciplinary community of science and practice fostering the study of land systems and the co-design of solutions for global sustainability and a Global Research Project (GRP) of the Future Earth international research platform.

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September 3, 2017

GLP Member Ramon Felipe Bicudo da Silva and GLP North American Nodal Office Co-Coordinator Emilio Moran have published a new article in Land.

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GLP Member Research in the News

August 19, 2017

GLP Member Matthias Baumann's research on how Chaco trees are used to make charcoal highlights the threats to dry forests.

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