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January 13, 2020

A December article in the journal Science distills for the scientific community the most salient and novel findings, messages and policy options of the Global Assessment Report, which was approved by representatives of the 132 member Governments of IPBES in May last year. It emphasizes five priority interventions ("levers") and eight leverage points for action to address these indirect drivers of social and economic systems, where they can make the greatest difference. Several GLP Fellows, SSC Members and GLP members were authors of the paper, which is open access.

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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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September 20, 2019

Former GLP Co-chair Peter Verburg and GLP Member Sandra Diaz have been chosen to serve on the Earth Commission, a group of 19 leading international experts who will identify risks and develop a coherent suite of scientific targets to protect Earth’s life support systems. The Earth Commission was announced by Future Earth on September 19th.

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GLP Member Research in the News

May 8, 2019

A new report from the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES), the summary of which was approved at the 7th session of the IPBES Plenary, meeting last week (29 April – 4 May) in Paris, identifies changes in land and sea use as the most significant direct driver of changes in nature.

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