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March 21, 2018

It’s very timely that the Earth observation community reports on applied remote sensing or geospatial research that can assist countries setting the SDG targets, as well as tracking progress towards their implementation. Thus we propose a special edition on EO and the SDG in the Remote Sensing of Environment Journal, a team work boosted and led by a member of the GLP Scientific Steering Committee, Professor Graciela Metternicht (University of New South Wales, Australia).

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February 17, 2018

The papers of this special issue of Environmental Science & Policy aim to support national sustainable development aspirations by providing guidance of needed policies, procedures and governance to regulate national land use by avoiding further net loss of productive lands.

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September 21, 2017

A new publication, The Global Land Outlook (GLO), draws on an analysis of recent trends in land productivity and modelling of land demand scenarios up to the year 2050. It outlines how reversing trends in the condition of land resources could accelerate efforts to achieve many of the Sustainable Development Goals, by adopting more efficient planning and sustainable practices.

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