Category Archives: News

PLOS ONE; Archaeologists define their role in Climate Change Research

New paper in PLOS ONE; Anthropological Contributions to Historical Ecology: 50 Questions, Infinite Prospects. A large international network of archaeologists announced how the past will be key to understanding the…

New paper from the IHOPE-Maya working group

Ecology and Society has published an article from the IHOPE-Maya working group. It is available online at: Gunn, J. D., V. L. Scarborough, W. J. Folan, C. Isendahl, A. F….

Future Earth says scientific research integrity at risk from globalization backlash

Read a statement from Future Earth affirming our commitment to supporting international collaboration and the free movement of scientists and flow of data, information and knowledge for global sustainability. The challenges…

Why did Greenland’s Vikings disappear?

“Over the last decade, however, new excavations across the North Atlantic have forced archaeologists to revise some of these long-held views. An international research collective called the North Atlantic Biocultural…

IHOPE annual meeting at the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), Vienna

The International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) has invited IHOPE to hold its annual meeting in Vienna, 10-12 October, 2016.  IIASA is the European equivalent of the US-based Santa…

New IHOPE regional case study

IHOPEs regional case study Long-term Sustainability through Place-Based, Small-Scale Economies: Approaches from Historical Ecology examines the importance of place-based, small-scale economies in the North Pacific Rim. Archaeological, ethnohistorical, and paleoenvironmental studies test…

FINAL DAY for submitting abstracts to WAC-8 Kyoto

Today it is the final day for registering paper abstracts to WAC-8 Kyoto http://wac8.org/call-for-submissions/call-for-papers/ If you are working in the area of climate change and heritage, and have not already submitted…

Future Earth: News, events and a survey on transdiciplinary research needs

  Future Earth is a major international research platform providing the knowledge and support to accelerate our transformations to a sustainable world.   Opportunities   Take the transdisciplinary research survey…

News from the web: Climate Change is the National Parks’ Biggest Challenge

The climate change website Climate Central is launching a series of articles that will come out over the next year on climate change and the US National Parks. See this…

New study in Nature: Large variations in hydroclimate over the past millennium

A new study in Nature finds that the Northern Hemisphere has experienced considerably larger hydroclimate changes earlier during the past twelve centuries than in the twentieth century. The researchers from…