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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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GLP Member Research in the News

February 22, 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 in November with twenty-two GLP Members, SSC Members, and GLP Fellows on it.

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February 19, 2019

GLP Fellow Erle Ellis was recentlhy a co-author on a piece in BioScience on the lessons learned from Natura 2000.

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GLP News

September 19, 2018

A grand, integrated theory of land system change remains elusive. Yet, this paper shows that middle-range theories – defined as contextual generalizations that describe chains of causal mechanisms explaining a well-bounded range of phenomena, as well as the conditions that trigger, enable, or prevent these causal chains –, provide a path towards generalized knowledge of land systems. This knowledge can support progress towards sustainable social-ecological systems.

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