Senior Forestry Officer (Team Leader)

Learn more about this position here.  The Forestry Division (NFO) leads FAO's work in promoting sustainable forest management and providing leadership on the environmental, social and economic dimensions of forestry, including its contributions to poverty reduction and food security and nutrition. It liaises with Members, civil society and the private sector in aspects ranging from [...]

By |2021-03-16T14:20:47-06:00March 16th, 2021|Categories: Opportunities|Tags: |

Why Mountains Matter: Bringing Indigenous Knowledge and Science Together for International Mountain Day

The Reconciling Ways of Knowing: Indigenous Knowledge and Science Forum (RWoK) is pleased to partner with the Canadian Mountain Network (CMN) to host Why Mountains Matter: Bringing Indigenous Knowledge and Science Together for International Mountain Day, a set of dialogues on the need for a multi-evidence approach to sustaining biological and cultural diversity, in the spirit of this year’s focus [...]

By |2020-12-09T04:45:08-07:00December 9th, 2020|Categories: Conferences, Conferences and Events, Events, Opportunities|Tags: |

AAG Annual Meeting

The American Association of Geographers' annual meeting will be fully virtual in 2021. Attendees including geographers, GIS specialists, environmental scientists, and other leaders will share and discuss the latest in research and applications in geography, sustainability, and GIScience. The meeting will be held from Wednesday, April 7 - Sunday, April 11, and will feature more than 6,900 [...]

By |2020-11-17T09:35:43-07:00November 17th, 2020|Categories: Conferences, Conferences and Events, Events, Opportunities|Tags: |

Sustainable Development Goals Conference

The 2nd International Virtual Conference of the YEAH  is a step toward YEAH's mission. We invite individuals from various research and academic backgrounds to share their research and knowledge of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals from any disciplinary lens. We promise to provide you a supportive and encouraging environment with like-minded individuals and academics from all over [...]

By |2020-11-18T04:11:08-07:00November 13th, 2020|Categories: Conferences, Conferences and Events, Events, Opportunities|Tags: |

Scientist in ecology and dynamics of cold ecosystems

You will develop innovative research projects, seek third-party funding and contribute to ongoing monitoring programs and global network related to plant ecology in cold ecosystems (e.g. alpine, tundra and treeline ecotones) and how they respond to global change. You carry out research projects independently and in collaboration with other staff, supervise students, publish the results [...]

By |2020-11-11T09:20:51-07:00November 11th, 2020|Categories: Opportunities|Tags: |

Funded Research Program

The Open Space and Mountain Parks (OSMP) department of the City of Boulder has funding available through its funded research program for scientific inquiry on OSMP lands. Preference is given to original proposals that address priority research topics identified by the department. However, all proposals will be considered based on their merits. For research that [...]

By |2020-11-11T09:18:17-07:00November 11th, 2020|Categories: Opportunities|Tags: |

Sustainable Innovation Forum

16-20 November 2020 Overcoming a global health emergency and preventing the global climate emergency will require an unprecedented level of cross-sector, cross-industry and cross-border collaboration. Over the last 10 years, Climate Action has been uniting the public, private and NGO sectors alongside the UN climate change summits by convening the largest multi-stakeholder forum at COP: [...]

By |2020-11-18T04:39:52-07:00November 11th, 2020|Categories: Opportunities|Tags: |

AlpWeek Intermezzo 2020

December 9-11, 2020 The Nice Côte d’Azur metropolitan area was meant to host the AlpWeek Intermezzo this year. However, in response to evolving health conditions, the organisation committee has decided to make this event completely virtual. Field visits will be adapted to comply with this format as far as possible. The conference will take place [...]

By |2020-11-18T04:17:00-07:00November 10th, 2020|Categories: Conferences, Conferences and Events, Events, Opportunities, Upcoming|Tags: |

PhD in Microbial Ecology – University of York

About the Project Winter conditions are changing, with rapid reductions in northern-hemisphere snowcover. This is of huge importance for alpine ecosystems, which are disproportionately biodiverse, and considered a sentinel for climate change due to observed rapid changes in plant communities. However, belowground diversity and biogeochemistry of soil organisms is poorly reconciled, hindering our ability to [...]

By |2020-11-03T07:53:17-07:00November 3rd, 2020|Categories: Opportunities|Tags: |

Strengthening Sustainability Programs in Higher Education

In October 2020, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine released a consensus study report with recommendations on how to strengthen sustainability programs and curricula in higher education. Committee member Chris Boone will share and discuss the report’s recommendations organized around three themes: i) strengthening sustainability educational programs at undergraduate and graduate levels; (ii) [...]

By |2020-10-27T08:52:03-06:00October 27th, 2020|Categories: Conferences, Conferences and Events, Events, Opportunities|Tags: |
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