• A personal note on IGBP and the social sciences

    Humans are an integral component of the Earth system as conceptualised by IGBP. João Morais recalls key milestones in IGBP’s engagement with the social sciences and offers some words of advice for Future Earth.
  • IGBP and Earth observation:
    a co-evolution

    The iconic images of Earth beamed back by the earliest spacecraft helped to galvanise interest in our planet’s environment. The subsequent evolution and development of satellites for Earth observation has been intricately linked with that of IGBP and other global-change research programmes, write Jack Kaye and Cat Downy .
Published: July 27, 2015

Call for contributions to GLP newsletter: biodiversity and land systems

News |

The Global Land Project (GLP) invites short articles on the relationship between biodiversity and land systems for its October 2015 newsletter.

Call for contributions: GLP Newsletter N. 12

Biodiversity and Land Systems

Deadline for submissions: 21 August

For the next issue of GLP News, to be released in October 2015, we are looking for original contributions in form of short articles, meant to contribute to the diffusion of research and outreach experiences on the relationships between Biodiversity and Land Systems to a wide public. Contributions should have a maximal length of 1,500 words and include up to two illustrations, using the available template at the end of the webpage. They must be written in English (British or American), in a style easily accessible to policymakers and the wide public.

Submission template and more detailed information can be found at:

Share this page
Tell a friend (opens in new window)
Follow us

Please note!

IGBP closed at the end of 2015. This website is no longer updated.

No events available

  • Global Change Magazine No. 84

    This final issue of the magazine takes stock of IGBP’s scientific and institutional accomplishments as well as its contributions to policy and capacity building. It features interviews of several past...

  • Global Change Magazine No. 83

    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 gl...