soil, over-use, degradation, natural resources
Evaluation of Soil Organic Matter Balance Methods as Practice-applicable Tools for Environmental Impact Assessment and Farm Management Support (SOMpatic)
Excerpt:An international workshop on the evaluation of soil organic matter balance methods (SOM balances) will take place on 20-22 November, 2013 in Giessen, Germany.
Excerpt:The Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado is offering a position as Assistant Professor of Human Dimension of Natural Resources to start as of August, 2013.
Excerpt:The Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of Tennessee is looking to fill a post-doctoral position in spatial economics of natural resources under a grant project for the National Science Foundation.
10th EurSafe Congress on "Climate Change and Sustainable Development: Ethical Perspectives on Land Use and Food Production"
Excerpt:The 10th EurSafe Congress on "Climate Change and Sustainable Development: Ethical Perspectives on Land Use and Food Production" will address the topic of climate change and sustainable development under four main perspectives: (1) food production, (2) preservation of natural resources, (3) lifestyles (4) general philosophical and historical issues.
Excerpt:The European Commission has published two reports on the condition of EU soils. This may help resurrect the draft directive on the topic which stalled some years ago in the face of opposition from some of the Member States.
Excerpt:The University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, seeks a post-graduate research assistant on “Innovation system analysis of forestry and the wood construction sector in Europe”, being part of several international research projects in the framework the European Forest Institute Regional Office for Central-Eastern European Countries.
Excerpt:The University of Hohenheim, Germany, is organising a conference on sustainable land use and rural development in mountain areas. This conference takes places in the framework of the "Uplands Program". The deadline for registration is 15 Feburary, 2012.
Excerpt:None of the arguments used by member states to oppose the European Commission's plans for a soil framework directive stands up to scrutiny, according a report recently published by the European Environmental Bureau and the German League for Nature and Environment.