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International Summer School: Concepts and tools to engage in knowledge co-production and public participation

International Summer School: Concepts and tools to engage in knowledge co-production and public participation 9th – 13th July 2018 | MSH Sud – Montpellier, France We are happy to announce the fourth edition of the International Summer School on Concepts and … Continue reading

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Attack on Brazilian Raoni Valle

Last March 9 night, the Brazilian documentarist, archaeologist and activist of the indigenous cause, Raoni Bernardo Maranhão Valle, was attacked on the porch of his house in Alter do Chão, Pará state. Two men approached carrying 16-gauge shotgun rifles. Luckily … Continue reading

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Latin American Perspectives Political Report 1323

Political Report # 1323 Just as U.S. Media Does With MLK, Brazil’s Media Is Trying to Whitewash and Exploit Marielle Franco’s Political Radicalism By Glenn Greenwald The Intercept ON SUNDAY NIGHT, Brazil’s most powerful television outlet, Rede Globo, devoted 45 … Continue reading

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Postdoctoral Fellow: Insurance Value of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services

Lund University Centre for Environmental and Climate Research, Sweden Closing date: 9 April 2018 For information and application visit https://lu.mynetworkglobal.com/en/what:job/jobID:197971/ ABOUT US Lund University was founded in 1666 and is repeatedly ranked among the world’s top 100 universities and has 40 … Continue reading

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Potsdam Summer School 2018 is now Calling for Application

The call for application to the 2018 Potsdam Summer School is now open. This year’s Summer School will take place from September 10 through September 19, 2018, in Potsdam, Germany. It will address these central questions: Why is the Earth Surface … Continue reading

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Nature Sustainability | Living Well, Within Planetary Boundaries

Living well, within planetary boundaries No country currently meets the basic needs of its citizens at a globally sustainable level of resource use. If all people are to lead a good life within planetary boundaries, then radical changes to physical … Continue reading

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Environmental Economist Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science

Environmental Economist Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science Closing date: 21 Feb 2018 Location Lowestoft, Eastern, NR33 0HT Job description ABOUT US Cefas is a world leader in marine science and technology, providing innovative solutions for the aquatic environment. … Continue reading

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Oxford Spring School in Ecological Economics 2018

Oxford Spring School in Ecological Economics 2018 2-8 April Green Economy for Countries, Cities and Regions: Ecosystems, Economy, Policy The School will address key elements of the new economy transformation, exploring the cutting edge methods and policy applications in ecological … Continue reading

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Call for Papers Special Feature of Sustainability Science

Call for Papers Special Feature of Sustainability Science “Theoretical traditions in social values for sustainability” Editors: Chris Raymond, Jasper Kenter, Dave Kendal, Carena van Riper and Andrea Rawluk Abstract submission deadline: March 16, 2018 Summary The content and structure of … Continue reading

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ISC Elections Committee Deadline: 20 December 2017

The new Governing Board of the International Science Council (ISC) will be elected during the founding General Assembly in July 2018. According to the new Council’s Statutes and Rules of Procedure, as discussed and agreed during the October 2017 meeting … Continue reading

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Join NCSE on Thursday 11/30 for a Webinar on the 4th National Climate Assessment and Outcomes from COP 23

Upcoming Webinar Climate Science, Impacts, and Policy Today: the 4th National Climate Assessment and Outcomes from the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Bonn – COP 23 Thursday, November 30, 2017 1:15 – 2:45 p.m. Eastern Time Register Today November … Continue reading

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A Dam-Building Boom is Transforming the Brazilian Amazon

Philip Fearnside is one of the greatest authorities in the world of environmental knowledge about the Amazon. He is a member of the International Society for Ecological Economics (ISEE). Brazil is in the midst of a dam-building spree in the … Continue reading

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Five tenure track professor positions open in sustainability science!

Helsinki Institute of Sustainability Science, HELSUS,  is a new cross-faculty research unit in sustainability science at the University of Helsinki. The mission of the institute is to contribute to sustainability transformations of the societies by means of interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary research … Continue reading

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Addiction to Growth – Climate Change’s Root Cause

Stuart Scott and Phil Lawn at COP 23, Bonn

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ISSC to merge with ICSU to create International Science Council

World’s leading bodies of social and natural sciences agree to merge in 2018, forming the ‘International Science Council’ to serve as the global voice for science At a historic joint meeting, members of two leading international science councils voted to … Continue reading

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