Call for applications: Ocean Knowledge-Action Network Development Team

Future Earth and its partners are seeking motivated experts to serve on the Development Team for the Ocean Knowledge-Action Network. This new collaboration brings together researchers in the natural and social sciences along with leaders in policy, natural resource management, business, civil society and more to address critical questions around ocean health. The Ocean Knowledge-Action Network’s Development Team will include 10-15 members who will guide the collaboration’s early activities and help to draft its research and engagement plan.

A “Carbon Law” offers pathway to halve emissions every decade, say researchers

This news release was adapted from a version produced by Stockholm Resilience Centre at Stockholm University in Sweden. You can read the original post here. The paper's authors include Owen Gaffney, Anthropocene analyst for Stockholm Resilience Centre and Future Earth.

A “Carbon Law” offers pathway to halve emissions every decade, say researchers

Call for abstracts: 5th iLEAPS Science Conference

The Integrated Land Ecosystem-Atmosphere Processes Study (iLEAPS), a global research project of Future Earth, has announced that it is accepting abstract submissions for its 5th Science Conference. This event will run from 11 to 14 September 2017 in Oxford, UK. The conference is organised by the Centre for Ecology  Hydrology of the Natural Environment Research Council and has the theme of “Understanding the impact of land-atmosphere exchanges.”

Future Earth vacancy: Global Sustainability Postdoctoral Researcher (Sweden)

Future Earth is seeking a postdoctoral researcher to lead a targeted global sustainability synthesis. This position for a Future Earth Fellow is a one-year sabbatical and will be based at Future Earth’s Global Hub in Sweden located at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in Stockholm.  

The deadline for applications is 18 April 2017. For more information about this position or to apply, read the announcement here.

The focus of the fellowship will be: