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Striving for sustainable forestry: history matters

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 09:33
Applying Elinor Ostrom’s principles on common pool resources management demonstrates how forest management in the Pamir Mountains may not be so tragic after all. But Soviet era legacy lingers, new research shows

Transforming narratives

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 04:57
To create change in coastal districts of Kenya and Mozambique, dominant narratives must be challenged by stories rooted in people’s lived experiences

Disrupting the flow

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 05:12
Construction of roads and water channels across Colombia’s Ciénaga Grande de Santa Marta wetlands has altered the landscape to the point of surpassing mangrove ecosystem tipping points

New book highlights different approaches to challenges facing an urbanised planet

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 04:03
Over 100 scientists, architects, journalists, artists, designers and activists provide perspectives on what future urban sustainability should look like

The learning of complexity and the complexity of learning

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 09:34
New study of UNESCO biosphere reserves sheds light on how people learn to live with social-ecological complexity

Growth overriding green in Ethiopia’s agricultural transformation

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 14:42
Entrepreneurs, NGO’s and others working on transforming the agricultural system into a more sustainable one struggle amid dominant focus on growth-oriented strategies

A resilient food future for the people of the forest

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 05:31
New documentary film highlights social-ecological challenges facing Ethiopia's food production systems

Centre launches new online course on how to link resilience and development issues

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 04:42
Will help practitioners use resilience thinking as a tool to improve development practice

New tool for centre staff to set emissions targets

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 04:20
The Stockholm Resilience Centre launches new voluntary system for staff to set targets to reduce emissions

Combat or catalyse?

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 07:53
Conservation efforts in tropical forest communities have great potential but must avoid exacerbating income inequalities

Nudging the neighbourhood

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 09:03
Insights from psychology and behavioural economics can help households improve their food waste habits

Deon Nel new CEO for the Global Resilience Partnership

Thu, 04/05/2018 - 04:49
Currently the Global Conservation Director at WWF, Nel will officially begin 1 August 2018

Where and how children connect to nature

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 02:43
16 situations when children really connect with a natural environment

Centre new host for Global Resilience Partnership secretariat

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 09:31
Takes over from KPMG in Nairobi, Kenya. Will act as a support to the entire partnership, including several big actors in the international development sector

Caution before plunging into the Arctic blue

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 07:44
As ocean temperatures rise globally, all eyes are on the Arctic’s unexploited region. But several issues must be considered before diving into unchartered fishing territory

A doubly frustrating exchange

Tue, 03/20/2018 - 03:37
A final reply to Montoya et. al's criticism of the planetary boundaries framework

Annual report 2017

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 06:13
In 2017, we surpassed one thousand published articles in peer-reviewed journals and we hosted the fourth international conference on resilience and sustainability science. Another year to be proud of, we think

A hard rain’s gonna fall

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 04:34
Amid increase in megacities, access to clean freshwater becomes a concern. But new research suggests that policy makers might also want to consider ecosystem changes in regions far away

A little less conversation, a little more action, please

Mon, 03/12/2018 - 08:48
Ten essentials for guiding action-oriented research on energy transformation and climate change

Master of the local to the global

Fri, 03/09/2018 - 03:20
To celebrate International Women’s Day, we have been highlighting some of our women researchers at the centre. In our final profile this week, we showcase associate professor Beatrice Crona, whose work spans from small-scale fisheries governance to global drivers of change.