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The Passing of a Polymath; in memory of Buzz Holling

The Passing of a Polymath; in memory of Buzz Holling

Aug 23, 2019

C.S. 'Buzz' Holling passed away on August 16 2019. He lived a remarkable life of creativity, discovery, scholarship and service to humanity.

McGill University Ph.D. student Marianne Falardeau's short film documents future  scenarios in the Arctic

McGill University Ph.D. student Marianne Falardeau's short film documents future scenarios in the Arctic

Apr 25, 2019

Filmed in Cambridge Bay, Nunavut, "Hivunikhavut - Our Future" shows how participatory scenarios developed with local residents can be used to explore future change.

Social-ecological change in the Omo-Turkana basin: A synthesis of current developments

Social-ecological change in the Omo-Turkana basin: A synthesis of current developments

Apr 24, 2019

Jennifer Hodbod and Edward G.J. Stevenson along with co-authors synthesize impacts of the Gibe III dam and large-scale commercial farming in Ethiopia using a social-ecological systems and political ecology framework.

Social-Ecological Systems Research can inform Monitoring of SDGs

Social-Ecological Systems Research can inform Monitoring of SDGs

Apr 02, 2019

Monitoring the SDGs is necessary to track progress towards achieving sustainable outcomes. A recent paper by Selomane, Reyers, Biggs, and Hamann suggests ways that SDG monitoring can better take into account systems dynamics and complexity by drawing on insights from SES research.

A resilience framework for the Great Green Wall Initiative

A resilience framework for the Great Green Wall Initiative

Mar 15, 2019

Deborah Goffner, Hanna Sinare and Line Gordon present a resilience-focused, transdisciplinary framework for the Great Green Wall in the Sahel.

Literature on the resilience of complex systems is complex

Literature on the resilience of complex systems is complex

Mar 13, 2019

Steven Lade and Garry Peterson comment on a recent literature review that found the literature on resilience of complex systems to be highly compartmentalized.

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