Editors of a new special issue "Land Cover and Land Use Change in Conflicted Societies" in the journal Science of Remote Sensing invite GLP Members and their colleagues to submit papers focusing on changes in agriculture, forest, grassland, urban environments, as well as population displacement in the regions that experienced armed conflicts and political instability. Papers on conflict-induced LCLUC with a direct or indirect link to climate change are also welcome. Deadline: 31 August 2023
A new article in Science Advances finds that, unless policymakers take steps to reduce recultivation or provide incentives for regeneration, abandonment will remain a missed opportunity to reduce biodiversity loss and climate change.
On December 2, 2021, the GLP Agricultural Land Abandonment as a Global Land-Use Change Phenomenon Working Group and GLP European Nodal Office held an introductory webinar and discussion of agricultural land abandonment as a global phenomenon. Watch the recording