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)

Apply by:

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

 
July 25, 2018

GLP Member Carlos Portillo-Quintero has published a national and sub-national level assessment of tropical dry forest loss patterns in Mexico and Central America at high spatial and temporal resolution using remote sensing and GIS technologies. 

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July 24, 2018

New analysis, from Trase, identifies the deforestation risks associated with the supply chain of one of the world´s most traded agricultural commodities – Brazilian soy, linking the companies and consumer countries to the regions where the soy is grown.

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May 5, 2018

A new study published in Global Environmental Change by Claudia Rodriguez Solorzano and GLP Member Forrest Fleischman explores the value of understanding historical political and institutional conditions in the design and development of effective protected areas. They found protected areas located in areas with greater economic and political equality may be more effective at conserving nature.

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May 5, 2018

High-hopes are placed on the intensification of cattle ranching to reconcile agriculture and forest conservation in Latin America. A new study published in Sustainability by GLP Member Erasmus zu Ermgassen and colleagues looks at six on-the-ground efforts in the Brazilian Amazon to make this a reality.

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