Global Change Announcements

Call for Papers: The XXII International Conference of the Society for Human Ecology

The Society for Human Ecology (SHE) is calling papers for its XXII International Conference, Envisioning Pathways to Just and Sustainable Futures: Celebrating diversity, pursuing integration, and developing livable communities. The Conference is intended to bring together a diverse group of educators, researchers and practitioners who utilise or are interested … Read more...

Community Resilience Toolkit Helps Optimise Climate Change Adaptation in Cambodia and Viet Nam

Rural communities throughout the Asia-Pacific are generally more exposed to climate-driven changes to their livelihoods than those in larger/urban communities. A team led by Dr. Chris Jacobson, Sustainability Research Centre, University of the Sunshine Coast, Australia, developed and piloted a community resilience tool to be … Read more...

Call for Nominations for the GEO Blue Planet Steering Committee and the GEO Blue Planet Advisory Board

The Group on Earth Observations Oceans and Society: Blue Planet Initiative (GEO Blue Planet) is seeking nominations of (1) ocean and coastal observing experts and ocean and coastal-related service users, ocean and coastal social science and policy experts, industry representatives, non-governmental organization representatives, non-profit organization … Read more...

Adapting Groundwater of Asian Cities to Climate Change: Bridging the Science and Policy Interface

13-14 December 2016, Bangkok, Thailand – A two-day workshop on “Adapting groundwater of Asian cities to climate change: bridging the science and policy interface” successfully concluded at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Thailand. The workshop focused on sharing the status of groundwater resources of four cities in … Read more...