Feb. 13, 2014

The National Great Rivers Research and Education Center is hiring a humans dimensions watershed sustainability scientist. The position is full-time and the focus is 100 percent research.

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Feb. 3, 2014

Cities are growing rapidly. Across Europe, more than 70 percent of people already live in urban areas, including 80 percent of the United Kingdom population. This growth is creating increasing challenges for the natural environment on which cities affect and depend. Landscape ecology -- the study of interactions across space and time between the structure and function of physical, biological and cultural components of landscapes -- has a pivotal role to play in identifying sustainable solutions.

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Jan. 22, 2014

Small farmers in Asia and sub-Saharan Africa with few assets are more likely to change their farming practices to adapt to climate change if they have access to weather information and are part of a local agricultural or natural resource management-related group, according to new research by CHANS-Net members.

The paper, “Smalholder farmer cropping decisions related to climate variability across multiple regions,”

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Dec. 20, 2013

As China increases its forests, a Michigan State University (MSU) sustainability scholar proposes a new way to answer the question: if a tree doesn’t fall in China, can you hear it elsewhere in the world?

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Nov. 14, 2013

The Mountain Research Initiative (MRI) and the University of Nevada at Reno announce the opening of abstract submissions to the Global Fair and Workshop on Long-Term Observatories of Mountain Social-Ecological Systems, in Reno, Nev., July 16-19, 2014.

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Nov. 13, 2013

A study by an international team of researchers led by CHANS-Net member Anna M. Stewart Ibarra of the Center for Global Health and Translational Science (CGHATS) at SUNY Upstate Medical University is giving public health officials information that will help decrease the risk of dengue, a life-threatening mosquito-borne viral disease that is one of the fastest spreading tropical diseases globally.

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Nov. 4, 2013

Graduate students can apply for two funded positions for an interdisciplinary project conducted through the University of Colorado and the University of New Hampshire. The two graduate student positions, one at the University of New Hampshire and one at the University of Colorado-Boulder, will support ongoing research efforts in eastern Oregon for the Communities and Forests in Oregon (CAFOR) Project. Read the complete job posting.

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Oct. 1, 2013

Three CHANS-Net members have contributed to two high-profile special issues that explore the connections between the environment and the native people living there.

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Sept. 23, 2013

Two multi-centre groups of scientists – one led by Bryan Drew from the University of Florida and one by CHANS-Net members Joel Hartter from the University of New Hampshire and Sadie Ryan from SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry – will publish pleas for scientists to ensure that two highly valuable but hitherto neglected types of data are made openly av

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Aug. 24, 2012

The Department of Anthropology at Stanford University seeks an innovative scholar for a tenure track faculty appointment in the area of the anthropology of human-environment interactions. 

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