MRI Mountain Governance Survey

We would like to invite you to participate in a short online survey on governance in mountain environments. We are interested in gaining understanding of the major challenges for governance, and what is being done to foster sustainability in the world’s mountains. We are particularly interested in gaining insights from in-depth case studies that have paid attention to governance as [...]

By |2019-03-27T11:29:45-06:00March 27th, 2019|Categories: Opportunities|Tags: |

Introduction to Social and Ecological Network Analysis Course

The National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) will host this new course co-taught by myself (Lorien Jasny) and Phillip Staniczenko (http://staniczenkoresearch.net/). The application due to April 2nd. Course Summary: This 5-day short course, which will take place 10-14 of June 2019, will serve as an introduction to the theory and practice of social and ecological network analysis. [...]

By |2019-03-27T11:26:10-06:00March 27th, 2019|Categories: Opportunities|Tags: |

National Geographic Society Grants For Extreme Environments-Himalayan Climate Change

'The initial target of this RFP is on the greater Himalayan mountain system, where miles-high peaks are home to an extraordinary range of biological and cultural diversity; where snowpack and glaciers serve as natural water towers, feeding rivers that supply more than 1 billion people downstream with the water they need to survive; and where [...]

By |2019-03-25T10:16:39-06:00March 25th, 2019|Categories: Opportunities|Tags: |

Lecturer in Environmental Conservation & Sustainability

The Department of Natural Resources and the Environment at the University of New Hampshire invites applications for a full-time (0.88 FTE, academic year – nine month) teaching position. The position will be for a three-year, renewable term. Continued employment beyond the initial three-year appointment is contingent on satisfactory performance and program needs. The lecturer will [...]

By |2019-03-22T08:01:13-06:00March 20th, 2019|Categories: Opportunities|Tags: |

IPROMO 2019 Summer School: Landscape approach for enhancing mountain resilience

Call for applications for the twelfth IPROMO Course - the training programme on sustainable mountain development - jointly organized by the Mountain Partnership Secretariat at FAO, the University of Turin, Italy, and the University of Tuscia, Italy, with the high patronage of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The theme this year is “Landscape approach for enhancing mountain resilience“. [...]

By |2019-03-18T08:56:04-06:00March 18th, 2019|Categories: Opportunities|Tags: |

Call for Papers of Special Issue on “Mountain landscapes: protected areas, ecosystem services and future challenges”

Background A significant proportion of the global population depends on crucial goods and services provided by mountain and boreal regions, including fresh water (for domestic use, irrigation and hydropower), raw materials, and recreation. However, mountain regions all over the world are facing multiple challenges due to environmental and socio-economic changes with related impacts on human [...]

By |2019-03-22T07:57:49-06:00March 14th, 2019|Categories: Opportunities|Tags: |

Assistant Professors in Sustainable Agriculture and the Environment

The Faculty of Land and Food Systems at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada ( www.landfood.ubc.ca ) is seeking outstanding candidates for three full-time, tenure-track positions in Plant or Soil Science, as part of the Sustainable Agriculture and the Environment group, the Applied Biology program and the Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at UBC [...]

By |2019-02-21T12:44:16-06:00February 13th, 2019|Categories: Opportunities|Tags: |

Students in Polar and Alpine research conference 2019

4-6 April 2019 Brno, Czech Republic The fifth Students in Polar and Alpine Research Conference (SPARC) will be held at the Department of Geography, Masaryk University in Brno 4-6 April 2019. Students or early-career scientist working within the field of geo-/biosciences in polar and alpine environments are encouraged to submit an abstract along with the registration [...]

By |2019-02-07T09:19:05-06:00February 7th, 2019|Categories: Opportunities|Tags: |

Snow 2019 – Iceland

An International Symposium on Mitigation Measures against Snow Avalanches and Other Rapid Gravity Mass Flows will be held in Siglufjörður, north Iceland, from April 3rd to April 5th, 2019, by the Association of Chartered Engineers in Iceland (VFI). More info: http://snow2019.is

By |2019-02-07T09:14:57-06:00February 7th, 2019|Categories: Opportunities|Tags: |