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Resilience insights related to COVID-19

A collection of reflections, publications and videos from centre researchers that are relevant to the ongoing pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic is the kind of crisis researchers within resilience thinking, ecology, Earth system science and sociology have expected for decades. Despite this, the world has not been adequately prepared to cope with it. A lack of co-ordination within and among nations allowed the disease to become a global pandemic. This has inflected millions and killed hundreds of thousands.

The response to the spread of the disease has restricted people’s mobility, and slowed the world’s economy. These have not been shared equally, with many of the social and economic impacts being felt by vulnerable in places the disease has infected.

Below you will find a variety of reflections, publications and video material where researchers at the Stockholm Resilience Centre present insights that are relevant to the discussions related to both the causes for the pandemic and the solutions needed to build a more resilient, global society.

Covid-19 affects all aspects of our lives, we want to help make sense of this tragedy, in empathy with all those suffering from it.


Stockholm Resilience Centre is a collaboration between Stockholm University and the Beijer Institute of Ecological Economics at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences

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