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June 16, 2022

A new study in Scientific Reports observed long-term trends in European cereal production from 1961 to 2017. As a result, the role of Central and Eastern Europe as a breadbasket of the world seems to have strengthened during the past decades due to the heavily increasing grain yields in the region. The implications of this for food security have been increasingly clear with the war in Ukraine, but escalating drought vulnerability of the southern part of Central and Eastern Europe also urgently triggers tangible solutions to mitigate climate challenge.   Read full post

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Jobs

July 28, 2022

The Department of Geography invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level, commencing autumn semester 2023. We seek a GIScience scholar whose research addresses the racial disparities and social inequities of climate impacts and helps shape adaptations sensitive to these disparities and inequities.

Jobs

July 28, 2022

Position for October 2022 as a postdoctoral researcher at the Centre of Biodiversity and Sustainable Land Use at the University of Göttingen working in land-use science using GIS, remote sensing and data science in an interdisciplinary project in forestry and agricultural sciences.

Event

July 18, 2022

The free course from NASA's ARSET program will outline the basics of ecosystem services and natural capital accounting. It will also provide an overview of how Earth Observations (EO) can be used to support global frameworks and initiatives such as standards set by the United Nation’s System of Environmental Economic Accounting (UN-SEEA). The course takes place over three 1.5-hour sessions.

Event

July 18, 2022

The GLP Working Group "Archetype Analysis in Sustainability and Land Governance Research" would like to invite you to their next meetup.

News

July 18, 2022

On June 30, 2022, the GLP Co-production Working Group hosted its second networking event, which featured a presentation by Dr. Amare Bantider from the Water and Land Resource Centre (WLRC) in Ethiopia. He shared his perspective on the topics and experiences related to co-production through the learning watershed approach in Ethiopia.

News

July 18, 2022

We are pleased to announce the Call for Panel for the XIX Biennial IASC Conference 2023. The IASC has been shaping the debate on alternative development pathways by way of putting the commons center stage. In times of profound crises, we have seen states being caught up in emergency mode. This unfolds, among others, in a tendency to respond within national borders, and it has brought the importance of building genuine resilience that leaves no one behind. Deadline: 1 September 2022

News

July 17, 2022

Please consider submitting an abstract to the American Geophysical Union conference session 'GC054 - Linkages across climate, hydrologic, and agricultural systems.' AGU will be held in Chicago and virtually from Dec 12-16, 2022. Deadline to submit an abstract: 3 August 2022

Jobs

July 13, 2022

The intern will be mainly working on supporting and implementing Future Earth’s Science-based Pathways for Sustainability initiative’s outreach and communication strategy. Deadline: 1 August 2022

Jobs

July 13, 2022

Through a new initiative, Our Shared Future: Life on a Sustainable Planet, the Smithsonian aims to advance solutions that fill us with optimism for our planet and all species that call our planet home. As part of this initiative, the Smithsonian is launching two new fellowship programs: Smithsonian Climate Change Fellowship and Smithsonian Environmental Justice Fellowship. Deadline: 31 August 2022