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GLP-OSM 2014 - Land Transformations: Between Global Challenges and Local Realities

Conference date(s): 19 March 2014 - 21 March 2014
Location: Humboldt University, Germany

Call for abstracts, VI Conference of the Latin American Population Association (ALAP)

Submission deadline: 20 January 2014

Abstract submissions are invited for the VI Conference of ALAP “Dinámica de población y desarrollo sostenible con equidad” (Population dynamics and sustainable development with equity), to be held in Lima, Perú, on 12-15 August 2014. There are four regular sessions included in Theme 3: Environment: Desigualdades de género ante el cambio climático (Gender inequality and climate change); Políticas públicas urbanas e mudanças climáticas na América Latina: vulnerabilidade, adaptação e resiliência (Urban public policy and climate change in Latin America: vulnerability, adaptation and resilience); La relación entre salud, medio ambiente y demografía (The relationship between health, environment and demography); and Migración ambiental en América Latina y el Caribe (Environmental migration in Latin America and the Caribbean).

Location: Peru

AGU Fall 2013 Session: GC017. Adaptation of Smallholder Farmers to Climate Variability in the Tropics

Session date(s): 09 December 2013 - 13 December 2013

Abstract submissions are invited for the following session in Global Environmental Change at the AGU Fall Meeting, GC017: “Adaptation of Smallholder Farmers to Climate Variability in the Tropics”. Climate change is predicted to negatively impact agricultural productivity across most of the tropics, where smallholder agriculture is the main livelihood for the majority of rural populations. Current models may overestimate the impact of climate on agricultural production, however, given that farmers may adapt cropping practices that are better suited to novel changes in climate. Submissions that examine observations of climate and agricultural management at local, regional, and national scales, are invited in order to identify if there are any commonalities in factors that enhance the ability of farmers to adapt and reduce their vulnerability to changing climates. Deadline: All abstract submissions must be received by 6 August 2013.

Location: San Francisco, CA, United States of America

Migration and Climate Change Session at the IGU 2013 Kyoto Conference

Session date(s): 04 August 2013 - 09 August 2013

The amount of empirical research focusing on the link between environmental degradation and forced migration in order to forecast the migratory consequences of global warming has risen significantly in recent years. The variety of empirical methods used by researchers is impressive, ranging from qualitative interviews and historical analogies to questionnaire surveys and highly sophisticated statistical methods. This session will attempt at an overview of recent empirical results as well as at a critical assessment of different methodologies.

Location: Kyoto, Japan

Chinese Journal of Population Resources and Environment

Posted: 02 August 2013

Taylor & Francis are proud to introduce Chinese Journal of Population Resources and Environment as the latest addition to our Environmental Science & Policy portfolio. Chinese Journal of Population Resources and environment is an international journal that publishes original research in the fields of economic, population, resource and environment studies as they pertain to sustainable development. More specifically, the journal aims to address and evaluate the field’s theoretical frameworks, capability building initiatives, strategic goals, ethical values, empirical research, methodologies and techniques. For more information, see