• From clouds to carbon:
    land-atmosphere interactions
    in the spotlight


    Understanding the interface between the land and the atmosphere has been an important component of IGBP’s research. Here we highlight three recent contributions that resulted from research sponsored by the Integrated Land Ecosystem–Atmosphere Processes Study (iLEAPS).

  • Coastal megacities:
    risks and opportunities


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News

and features

Here you find a complete overview of the latest news articles, features and opinions published by IGBP. Use the navigation on the left to locate press releases, news and features.
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December 19, 2014
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New research published in Ecology and Society indicates that it may be possible to develop integrated targets relating to food, energy and water for the proposed Sustainable Development Goals , which will be agreed at the UN General Assembly in 2015.
December 19, 2014
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The city of Cork in southwest Ireland has been selected to host the Land Ocean Interactions in the Coastal Zone project (LOICZ) - a major international research programme focusing on the world’s coasts.
December 5, 2014
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Future Earth is seeking five Global Hub Directors for its headquarters in Boulder (USA), Montreal (Canada), Paris (France), Stockholm (Sweden) and Tokyo (Japan). They're also looking for a Deputy Director (Synthesis & Foresight) for the Paris office. First deadline 16 January 2015.
December 5, 2014
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James Syvitski and colleagues argue the United Nations must take urgent action to protect the world's deltas, in the international journal Nature .
December 4, 2014
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This issue features a special section on carbon. You can read about peak greenhouse-gas emissions in China, the mitigation of black carbon emissions and the effect of the 2010-2011 La Niña event on global carbon sinks. The issue also includes a feature on how past human experience could inform current and future policies.
December 4, 2014
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The Future Earth research programme has published its Strategic Research Agenda following a year-long global consultation on the priorities for global change research. Experts have identified eight key challenges for sustainable development.
December 4, 2014
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French and Spanish versions of the Ocean Acidification summary for policymakers has now been published. The translations have been managed by UNESCO.
December 4, 2014
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The Land-Ocean Interactions in the Coastal Zones (LOICZ) project is seeking a new Executive Officer. Deadline for applications: 18 December .
November 10, 2014
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The new ten-year research initiative Future Earth has published its vision for 2025. The vision outlines eight challenges the programme will focus on to contribute to sustainable development.
November 7, 2014
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A major international conference entitled “Our Common Future Under Climate Change” (7-10 July 2015, Paris) has issued a call for parallel session submissions. Deadline 30 November 2014.
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