GLP Webinar: Prehistoric land use reshaped most of terrestrial nature - does that matter now?

Wednesday, January 19, 2022 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm
Online, Central European Time (UTC+1)
Related GLP Member: Erle Ellis, Kees Klein Goldewijk, Patrick Meyfroidt, Ruth DeFries, Navin Ramankutty

We invite you to join us for a webinar exploring the implications of recent work in PNASand Annual Review of Environment and Resources showing that 12,000 years of increasingly intensive land use has reshaped biodiversity, ecosystems, landscapes, and climate across most of Earth's land. A panel of authors and experts will explore the ways that land use history matters now more than ever for sustaining nature and human well-being.

Erle Ellis: Overview: 12,000 years of land use transformed Earth's ecology
Kees Klein Goldewijk: Modeling global land use in prehistory
Jacquelyn Gill: Prehistoric land use and ecological change
Delfin Ganapin, Jr.: Indigenous land use and conservation today

GLP SSC members Patrick MeyfroidtRuth DeFries, and Navin Ramankutty will open the discussion, followed by questions from the audience.

Space is limited for this event. All registrants will receive a link for the webinar recording.