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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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.


June 22, 2017

The first large-scale assessment of oil palm expansion in Latin America and the Caribbean offers valuable insights on the key drivers of oil palm expansion at a fairly early stage, according to GLP SSC Member Navin Ramankutty and GLP Member Jordan Graesser.

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GLP News

March 14, 2017

Authors Sébastien Boillat et al. review the status, trends, and challenges for LSS in Latin America in a new GLP workshop paper published in Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability .

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March 13, 2017

The Global Forest Watch (GFW) Small Grants Fund is seeking applicants to use GFW’s near real-time data in efforts to combat illegal or unwanted deforestation through enforcement and advocacy. The Small Grants Fund aims to promote impact, uptake and innovative use of GFW – an online platform for monitoring forests – by civil society.


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GLP News

February 16, 2017

GLP is currently seeking to nominate new SSC members starting June 1, 2017. 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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