• A personal note on IGBP and the social sciences


    Humans are an integral component of the Earth system as conceptualised by IGBP. João Morais recalls key milestones in IGBP’s engagement with the social sciences and offers some words of advice for Future Earth.
  • IGBP and Earth observation:
    a co-evolution


    The iconic images of Earth beamed back by the earliest spacecraft helped to galvanise interest in our planet’s environment. The subsequent evolution and development of satellites for Earth observation has been intricately linked with that of IGBP and other global-change research programmes, write Jack Kaye and Cat Downy .
Published: August 7, 2013

Register for next IPBES plenary

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The second plenary session of the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) will be held 9-14 December in Antalya, Turkey. Deadline for registration 19 Auguest 2013. More information: http://ipbes.net/plenary/registration-ipbes-2.html

The results of the recent IPBES open consultation  is now available: http://ipbes.net/intersessional-process/current-review-comments.html

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