IPBES Global Assessment Summary for Policymakers available online

The loss of species, ecosystems and genetic diversity is already a global and generational threat to human well-being. Protecting the invaluable contributions of nature to people will be the defining challenge of decades to come. Policies, efforts and actions – at every level – will only succeed, however, when based …

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Call for two PhD positions in remote sensing and spatial modelling

A call for two positions for doctoral researchers in the Institute of  Geography and Spatial Management at the Faculty of Geography and Geology at the Jagiellonian University is planned to be opened within the scope of remote sensing and spatial modelling within National Science Centre project (OPUS 15 scheme): Trajectories, …

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Call for post-doc position

RECTOR of the Jagiellonian University announces the competition for the post of POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHER in the Institute of Geography and Spatial Management at the Faculty of Geography and Geology within the scope of geographic information science and technology (remote sensing and spatial modelling) within National Science Center project (OPUS 15 …

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Impacts of the Energy Transition on Nature, Landscape and People – workshop during the International Mountain Conference

Mountain systems are well positioned to contribute significantly to the energy transition. Since more than a century, mountains have provided flexible, low-carbon hydropower and energy storage. With the increasing need to decarbonize the world’s economies, mountains – having above-average potentials for wind and solar power – are shifting into the …

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20 years of the WWF Danube-Carpathian Programme

In these days, the WWF Danube-Carpathian Programme (WWF DCP) celebrates its 20th anniversary and this is sufficient reason to summarise successes achieved. To reflect whole process that started years before WWF DCP establishment, the WWF and UNEP organised the symposium Changing environment. 30 years of environmental development in Central and …

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WWF 2018 Living Planet Report and the Carpathian perspective

The WWF released on 30. October 2018 its 2018 Living Planet report concluding that humans have wiped out 60% of wildlife populations in just 40 years. The global situation is reflected in the Carpathian Mountains as presented in their common statement the WWF Danube-Carpathian Programme (WWF DCP) and the Science …

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