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Planet at risk of heading towards “Hothouse Earth” state

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 15:00
Keeping global warming to within 1.5-2°C may be more difficult than previously assessed

Six transformations needed to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 15:00
The World in 2050 initiative launches new report outlining synergies and benefits that render the goals achievable

LEAP leadership programme held again this autumn

Mon, 07/02/2018 - 12:24
LEAP is a leadership programme designed for changemakers that want to lead social-ecological transformations to sustainability. Application deadline is 5 August 2018.

Cooling heated fish wars

Wed, 06/27/2018 - 07:34
Overfishing, fractured international relationships and political conflicts loom as fish migrate more unpredictably because of climate change. Here is how to deal with it

Better to be safe than sorry?

Tue, 06/26/2018 - 03:08
Profit-maximizing approaches are most likely to produce outcomes that harm people or the environment. But it depends on the circumstances whether a sustainable or a safe approach is most suitable, new study argues

Lisen Schultz joins centre leadership team

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 03:09
Will lead a redesign of the organisational structure at the centre

So long, and thanks for all the fish

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 23:00
New book chapter looks into the economic, cultural and ecological reasons why some people leave the fisheries and aquaculture sector, and what could be done to reverse the trend

Conventional solutions are drying up

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 01:54
Major population increases present Sub-Saharan Africa with complicated water-related challenges that requires a shift in water thinking

Love nature, save a salamander

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 03:34
Swedish school project shows how children saving salamanders grow a stronger connection to nature afterwards

Malin Falkenmark and Brian Walker win the 2018 Blue Planet Prize

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 04:25
Celebrated for their work on furthering research on sustainable water management and resilience thinking

A breeze of perspectives in a stormy debate

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 07:11
Questions around the popular ecosystem services framework and nature’s contribution to people has hit a nerve

Stockholm Resilience Centre introduces new leadership group

Fri, 06/08/2018 - 06:00
Line Gordon appointed as centre director, Victor Galaz becomes deputy director and Carl Folke new chair of the centre’s governing board

Increased engagement on ocean stewardship

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 13:25
Centre becomes scientific partner to new UN business platform on sustainable marine stewardship

Racing to claim the biodiversity of the seas

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 14:00
Who owns ocean biodiversity? New study reveals how a single company has registered half of all existing patents associated with genes from marine species

Hooking up

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 04:23
The four most essential (yet risky) ingredients for small-scale fisheries to bond and build stronger ties between themselves

Why the white gold can never be green

Mon, 05/28/2018 - 08:11
Amid financial struggle and environmental degradation, prospects of sustainable rubber production in Laos and Myanmar look dim

Clarifying confusion about conflicts

Mon, 05/28/2018 - 07:20
While studies on fisheries conflicts are abundant, confusion remains about what actually constitutes a conflict. A new review paper identifies four key areas of research that still need to be addressed

Plenty of space in the sea

Mon, 05/28/2018 - 04:45
Study predicts size of world oceans environmentally suitable to aquaculture and which areas currently most under-utilised

Down under resilience

Mon, 05/28/2018 - 04:38
First study of resilience practice across multiple cases: lessons learned from nine organizations in Australia

From hindsight to foresight

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 03:44
Four cases of participatory foresight exercises show impact is not a given. Here’s how to fix it