Our themes focus on particular social-ecological systems connected to marine, urban and food-producing landscapes.
Our streams focus on meta-syntheses that cut across sectors, scales and social-ecological systems.
Research news | 2017-07-19
Financial markets example of how information flows are turning increasingly faster and more complex in the Anthropocene
Research news | 2017-07-11
More companies join largest seafood producers’ quest for ocean stewardship
Research news | 2017-07-02
Centre director Johan Rockström co-authors six-point plan for turning the tide of the world’s carbon dioxide by 2020
Research news | 2017-07-01
New study examines how a change in migration patterns of the northeast Atlantic mackerel led to intergovernmental dispute
Research news | 2017-06-29
Henrik Österblom is concerned about the ocean and engaged in ensuring that his work reaches outside of academia
Research news | 2017-06-22
Fisheries in least developed countries among world’s most vulnerable to climate change
Research news | 2017-06-21
Placed-based sustainability efforts often fail to recognise the risk of piling up the environmental pressure elsewhere
Research news | 2017-06-15
How an ongoing project aims to develop positive visions of the Anthropocene for southern Africa and beyond
GEDB is a five-year Academy research programme at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences addressing the economic dynamics of global change and its implications for a sustainable future. Read more here
The ARTS project assesses the role and impact of local sustainability initiatives in Brighton, Budapest, Dresden, Flanders and Stockholm. Read more here
The importance of interplay between leadership and social capital in shaping outcomes of rights-based fisheries governance
Crona, B., Gelcich, S., Bodin, Ö. 2016. The Importance of Interplay Between Leadership and Social Capital in Shaping Outcomes of Rights-Based Fisheries Governance. World Development Volume 91: 70 – 83
“Anyone Know What Species This Is?” – Twitter Conversations as Embryonic Citizen Science Communities
Daume, S., V. Galaz. 2016. “Anyone know what species this is?”: Twitter conversations as embryonic citizen science communities. PLoS ONE 11(3): e0151387.
Policy transfer among regional-level organizations: Insights from source water protection in Ontario
de Loë, R.C., D. Murray, S. Michaels, R. Plummer. 2016. Policy transfer among regional-level organizations: Insights from source water protection in Ontario. Environmental Management 58: 31 – 47
Investigation of the curve number method for surface runoff estimation in tropical regions
Dile, Y.T., L. Karlberg, R. Srinivasan, J. Rockström. 2016. Investigation of the curve number method for surface runoff estimation in tropical regions. Journal of the American Water Resources Association 52: 1155 – 1169
Vulnerability among fishers in southern Brazil and its relation to Marine Protected Areas in a scenario of declining fisheries
Ditzel Faraco, L.F., J.M. Andriguetto, T. Daw, P.D. Lana, C.F. Teixeira. 2016. Vulnerability among fishers in Southern Brazil and its relation to marine protected areas in a scenario of declining fisheries. Desenvolvimento e Meio Ambiente 38: 51 – 76
Mercury contamination in deposited dust and its bioaccumulation patterns throughout Pakistan
Eqani, S.A.M.A.S., A.K. Bhowmik, S. Qamar, S.T.A. Shah, M. Sohail, S.I. Mulla, M. Fasola, H. Shen. 2016. Mercury contamination in deposited dust and its bioaccumulation patterns throughout Pakistan. Science of the Total Environment 569: 585 – 593.
Planetary Boundaries—governing emerging risks and opportunities
Galaz, V., A de Zeeuw, H. Shiroyama, D. Tripley. 2016. Planetary Boundaries: Governing emerging risks and opportunities. Solutions 7(3): 46 – 54.
Linking a conceptual framework on systems thinking with experiential knowledge
Garavito-Bermúdez, D., C. Lundholm, B. Crona. 2016. Linking a conceptual framework on systems thinking with experiential knowledge. Environmental Education Research 22: 89 – 110
Sustainability science for meeting Africa’s challenges
Gasparatos, A., K. Takeuchi, T. Elmqvist, K. Fukushi, M. Nagao, F. Swanepoel, M. Swilling, D. Trotter, H. von Blottnitz. 2016. Sustainability science for meeting Africa’s challenges. Sustainability Science 11: 371 – 372
Exploring the links between functional traits and cultural ecosystem services to enhance urban ecosystem management
Goodness, J., E. Andersson, P. Anderson, T. Elmqvist. 2016. Exploring the links between functional traits and cultural ecosystem services to enhance urban ecosystem management. Ecological Indicators 70: 597 – 605.