Category Archives: News

New popular science book about climate history

Fredrik Charpentier Ljungqvist, a historian and palaeoclimatologist in IHOPE, has just published a popular science book about how the climate on Earth has varied since the end of the last…

The Science and Practice of Landscape Stewardship: New book out

by Claudia Bieling & Tobias Plieninger Worldwide, place-based and holistic initiatives that strive for an integrated landscape development are on the rise. At the heart of these initiatives are the…

Social-ecological resilience of freshwater systems in the Anthropocene

The three day international workshop ”Social-ecological resilience of freshwater systems in the Anthropocene” will be held in Nanjing, China, from 8-10th July 2017. One key objective is to discuss new…

World Historical Ecology Network (WHEN) and The Integrated History and future of People on Earth (IHOPE) SYMPOSIUM and BOOK LAUNCH

A symposium co-organised of World Historical Ecology Network (WHEN) and The Integrated History and future of People on Earth (IHOPE) will take place at the Department of Archaeology and Ancient…

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…