Future Earth says scientific research integrity at risk from globalization backlash

February 7, 2017

Future Earth, the international research programme on global environmental change co-sponsored by the ISSC, has released the following statement in support of international collaboration and the free movement of scientists and flow of data, information and knowledge for global sustainability: The challenges facing humanity today are global. As the outbreak of the Zika virus in South […]

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Future Earth launches Anthropocene magazine

November 2, 2016

A group of leading voices in global science and sustainability have launched the first magazine focused on the challenges facing humanity as we enter a new epoch, the Anthropocene. Anthropocene: Innovation in a Human Age was introduced on 17 October at the United Nations Habitat III summit in Quito, Ecuador. The digital, print and live […]

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Call for applications: Early career representatives in Future Earth Knowledge-Action Networks

October 14, 2016

Early career researchers and professional newcomers now have the opportunity to join Future Earth’s Knowledge-Action Networks by applying to become a member of their development teams. The deadline is 2 November 2016. Future Earth is opening up its Knowledge-Action Networks to early career researchers and early career professionals. Becoming part of Knowledge-Action Networks in their early stages will […]

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ISSC adds its support to Sustainability Manifesto

November 30, 2015

As COP21 begins in Paris, the ISSC’s Executive Committee has added its support to the Sustainability Manifesto published by the IASQ (International Association on Social Quality) and the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS). The Manifesto calls for governments, universities and researchers to promote a sound understanding of multi-dimensional sustainable development, drawing on knowledge about all dimensions […]

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Call for proposals: Future Earth Regional Offices in Africa

September 30, 2015

Proposals to be submitted by October 28th 2015. The Future Earth Secretariat has released a call for proposals to establish Regional Offices for Future Earth in Africa. This call follows the establishment of Future Earth Global Hubs and Regional Centres in many other regions of the world. In light of the urgency of establishing a […]

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