We are developing a knowledge platform to support these international research collaborations. The Planetary Boundaries research initiative is hosted at the Stockholm Resilience Centre.
It is a joint activity with the Australian National University and the University of Copenhagen.
Our goal is to advance scientific understanding about planetary boundaries and their implications for global sustainability.
This requires transdisciplinary research. It draws on diverse theoretical framings including Earth systems analysis, resilience research, governance and policy studies, ecological economics, and environmental history. The research activities also contribute to debates on global scientific responsibility and sustainability.
Discussions of the Planetary Boundaries concept:
Johan Rockström: addressing some key misconceptions
Research news | 2021-01-14
Approximately 100 companies account for more than one-third of high seas fishing
Research news | 2021-01-13
The 100 largest companies that operate within eight ocean industries took an estimated 60% of all revenues. The next step will be to explore their environmental footprint
Research news | 2021-01-12
For households in the Mexican town of Loreto, the chocolate clam means more than just an important source of income. It’s part of their community identity
Research news | 2020-12-29
Improved understanding of how and why people move can reduce future costs and facilitate climate adaptation both within and across borders
Research news | 2020-12-16
Unmanned vessels equipped with echo-sounder makes fish stock monitoring in the Baltic Sea cheaper, easier and kinder to the environment
Research news | 2020-12-15
Efforts by companies to implement sustainability strategies is hampered by reluctance to comply by actors in their supply chains due to complex barriers