Call for Proposals on Mountains as Sentinels of Change

Call aims at fostering research on climate, environmental and related societal change in mountain regions, considering both new measurements, recovery of existing data, and the development and use of integrated modelling strategies by adopting a strong trans- and inter-disciplinary approach. Attention to the hydrological, ecological, societal and economic implications of …

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12 New PhD Fellows in Environmental Humanities

The Environmental Humanities for a Concerned Europe (ENHANCE) Innovative Training Network is now seeking applicants for twelve PhD/doctoral researchers: Four PhD fellows at the Environmental Humanities Research Group at the University of Leeds (deadline: May 1) Four doctoral fellows at the Rachel Carson Center at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich and …

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Traditional Agricultural Landscapes in Slovakia and their role for biodiversity

Traditional agricultural landscapes (TAL) represent ecosystems that consist of a mosaic of small-scale arable fields and permanent agricultural cultivations such as grasslands, vineyards and high-trunk orchards. The article presents their assesment in terms of biodiversity. Work Biodiversity of Traditional Agricultural Landscapes in Slovakia and Their Threats by Jana Špulerová et al. …

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