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July 13, 2023

On 28 June the GLP Socio-Ecological Land Systems in Latin America Working Group and the GLP Nodal Office for Latin America presented the newly-created Network of Andean Social-Ecological Observatories (funded by the ESA-Future Earth Joint Program), that integrates the social-ecological monitoring efforts of the region. The webinar recording and presenters' slides are now available.

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February 28, 2022

A new paper in Environmental Research Letters drawing on the insights from two international workshops on archetype analysis and on broader literature to propose a framework that identifies and describes six dimensions of validity. 

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August 10, 2021

The materials, webinar recording and blog post from the GLP Social-Ecological Land Systems of Latin America (LASELS) Working Group's June Meet & Greet are now available.

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June 9, 2021

A new paper in Sustainability Science looks at how transnational socio-ecological land systems highlight the influence of institutions under different governance regimes in defining the spatial configuration and ecological properties of regions. Land systems' asymmetries are mediated by the primary production of the ecosystems, agriculture aptitude and by contrasting perceptions and valuation of the same ecoregion across national borders. In addition, the land-use history, legacies and cultural heritage can promote land systems’ asymmetries depending on complex interactions and feedbacks of socio-ecological systems.

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