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November 21, 2019

In light of continuing global biodiversity loss, one ambitious proposal has gained considerable traction amongst conservationists: the goal to protect half the Earth. A new analysis by Working Group Coordinator Julie Zähringer and colleagues suggests that at least one billion people live in places that would be protected if the Half Earth proposal were implemented within all ecoregions.

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GLP Member Research in the News

November 21, 2019

Clarivate Analytics, the global leader in providing trusted insights and analytics to enable researchers to accelerate discovery, published its annual Highly Cited Researchers (HCR) list this week with twenty-seven GLP Members, SSC Members, and GLP Fellows on it.

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October 28, 2019

One Earth – a new journal from Cell Press – publishes high-impact research that seeks to understand and address today’s environmental grand challenges. The inaugural issue focuses partly on land, and features pieces by many members of the GLP community. Check out Voices, Commentaries, Reflection, and Perspectives sections for more.

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GLP Member Research in the News

August 30, 2019

new study in Science by GLP Fellow Erle Ellis and his colleagues challenges the commonly used narrative that humans have only very recently altered Earth’s landscapes in a major way. Compiling knowledge from more than 250 archaeologists worldwide, the research reveals a planet largely transformed by humans as early as 3,000 years ago. 

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