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Carrière, Y., Brown, Z., Aglasan, S., Dutilleul, P., Carroll, M., Head, G., Tabashnik, B.E., Jørgensen, P.S. and Carroll, S.P., 2020. Crop rotation mitigates impacts of corn rootworm resistance to transgenic Bt corn. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 117(31), pp.18385-18392.
Transgenic crops that produce insecticidal proteins from Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) can suppress pests and reduce insecticide sprays, but their efficacy is reduced when pests evolve resistance. Although farmers plant refuges of non-Bt host plants to delay pest resistance, this tactic has not been sufficient against the western corn rootworm, Diabrotica virgifera virgifera . In the United States, some populations of this ...
Wernli, D., Jørgensen, P.S, Parmley, E.J., Troell, M. et.al. 2020. Evidence for action: a One Health learning platform on interventions to tackle antimicrobial resistance. The Lancet Infectous Diseases, Vol. 20, Issue 12, E307-311, December 01, 2020, https://doi.org/10.1016/S1473-3099(20)30392-3
Improving evidence for action is crucial to tackle antimicrobial resistance. The number of interventions for antimicrobial resistance is increasing but current research has major limitations in terms of efforts, methods, scope, quality, and reporting. Moving the agenda forwards requires an improved understanding of the diversity of interventions, their feasibility and cost–benefit, the implementation factors that shape and und...
Morel, C.M., Alm, R.A., Årdal, C. et al. 2020. A one health framework to estimate the cost of antimicrobial resistance. Antimicrob Resist Infect Control 9, 187 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1186/s13756-020-00822-6
The costs attributable to antimicrobial resistance (AMR) remain theoretical and largely unspecified. Current figures fail to capture the full health and economic burden caused by AMR across human, animal, and environmental health; historically many studies have considered only direct costs associated with human infection from a hospital perspective, primarily from high-income countries. The Global Antimicrobial Resistance Plat...
Barrett, S., Dasgupta, A., Dasgupta, P., Adger, N.,W., Anderies, J., et.al. 2020. Social Dimensions of Fertility Behavior and Consumption Patterns in theAnthropocene. PNAS, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1909857117
We consider two aspects of the human enterprise that profoundly affect the global environment: population and consumption. We show that fertility and consumption behavior harbor a class of externalities that have not been much noted in the literature. Both are driven in part by attitudes and preferences that are not egoistic but socially embedded; that is, each household’s decisions are influenced by the decisions made by othe...
Jørgensen, P. S., C. Folke, P. J. G. G. Henriksson, K. Malmros, M. Troell, A. Zorzet, and Living with Resistance project. 2020. Coevolutionary Governance of Antibiotic and Pesticide Resistance. Trends in Ecology and Evolution: 1–11.
Development of new biocides has dominated human responses to evolution of antibiotic and pesticide resistance. Increasing and uniform biocide use, the spread of resistance genes, and the lack of new classes of compounds indicate the importance of navigating toward more sustainable coevolutionary dynamics between human culture and species that evolve resistance. To inform this challenge, we introduce the concept of coevolution...
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Jørgensen, S.P., Evoh, C.J., Gerhardinger, L.C., Hughes, A.C. et.al. 2019. Building urgent intergenerational bridges: assessing early career researcher integration in global sustainability initiatives. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, Volume 39, August 2019, Pages 153-159
A double intergenerational conundrum abounds in sustainability science as young generations of researchers have relatively little influence on current strategic decisions, but inherit their potential future consequences as professionals as well as human-beings. Collaborating with early career researchers (ECRs) in global sustainability initiatives can help address this conundrum. Guided by a model for how enhanced collaboratio...
Nyström, J.-B. Jouffray, A. V. Norström, B. Crona, P. Søgaard-Jørgensen, S. R. Carpenter, Ö. Bodin, V. Galaz, C. Folke. 2019. Anatomy and resilience of the global production ecosystem. Nature, Volume 575, DOI: 10.1038/s41586-019-1712-3
Much of the Earth’s biosphere has been appropriated for the production of harvestable biomass in the form of food, fuel and fibre. Here we show that the simplification and intensification of these systems and their growing connection to international markets has yielded a global production ecosystem that is homogenous, highly connected and characterized by weakened internal feedbacks. We argue that these features converge to y...
Jørgensen, P.S., Folke, C., Carroll, S.P. 2019. Evolution in the Anthropocene: Informing Governance and Policy. Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics 2019 50:1
The Anthropocene biosphere constitutes an unprecedented phase in the evolution of life on Earth with one species, humans, exerting extensive control. The increasing intensity of anthropogenic forces in the twenty-first century has widespread implications for attempts to govern both human-dominated ecosystems and the last remaining wild ecosystems. Here, we review how evolutionary biology can inform governance and policies in t...
Lhermie, G., Wernli, D., Jørgensen, P.S, et.al. 2019. Tradeoffs between resistance to antimicrobials in public health and their use in agriculture: Moving towards sustainability assessment. Ecological Economics Volume 166, December 2019, 106427
Antimicrobial use (AMU) in animal agriculture contributes to select resistant bacteria potentially transferred to humans directly or indirectly via the food chain, representing a public health hazard. Yet, a major difference triggering AMU in food animal production is that in addition to therapeutic cure, farmers use antimicrobials to keep their herds healthy and highly productive, while ensuring animal welfare and food safety...
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Alfvén, T., Dahlstrand, J., Humphreys, D., Helldén, D. et.al. 2019. Placing children at the centre of the Sustainable Development Goals. A SIGHT–Swedish Society of Medicine Road Map on Global Child Health. Swedish Institute for Global Health Transformation (SIGHT), Swedish Society of Medicine’s Committee for Global Health
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