Sébastien Boillat does research at the crossroads of human geography, social anthropology and ecology. His research has focused mainly on land-based social-ecological systems, and their dynamics and drivers at different scales.
A new paper in Landscape Ecology examined how studying the Covid-19 pandemic's severe impacts on land users and landscapes around the world allow a better understanding of how global shocks, cascading disruptions, and reconnections influence contemporary land systems. The paper grew out of a collaboration between multiple GLP Working Groups.
A new paper in Global Environmental Change explores how indigenous territories and protected areas in Bolivia reduce deforestation, but suffer "spillovers" with an increase in deforestation around the areas.
A group of GLP Members published this piece in the Journal of Land Use Science, highlighting the potential of incorporating elements of environmental justice scholarship into the evolving telecoupling framework that focuses on distant interactions in land systems.