Latin America Nodal Office

Instituto de Ecología Regional (IER)

+54 381 4255174

Universidad Nacional de Tucumán – CONICET
CC 34
4107 Yerba Buena Tucumán

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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Funded MSc or MA: Smallholder Livelihood Resilience in Commodity Frontiers of the Paraguayan Chaco

McGill University

Apply by:

Thursday, December 1, 2022

The successful applicant will examine how expanding agricultural commodity frontiers influence the ability of smallholders to cope with climatic and hydrological stress in the Paraguayan Chaco, with a focus on the Pilcomayo River basin. Deadline: 1 December 2022, to start September 2023


September 6, 2022

To be eligible, projects must involve communities at the grassroots level and deliver practical action that is founded on science. Deadline: 31 October

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August 11, 2022

A new paper in Global Environmental Change explores how indigenous territories and protected areas in Bolivia reduce deforestation, but suffer "spillovers" with an increase in deforestation around the areas.

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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.

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April 21, 2022

A recent article in Biological Conservation examines fake controversies produced by a small group of active Brazilian researchers that have seriously impacted environmental conservation, particularly in issues related to deforestation and climate change. 

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