Our themes focus on particular social-ecological systems connected to marine, urban and food-producing landscapes.
Our streams focus on meta-syntheses that cut across sectors, scales and social-ecological systems.
Research news | 2018-07-10
The World in 2050 initiative launches new report outlining synergies and benefits that render the goals achievable
Research news | 2018-06-27
Overfishing, fractured international relationships and political conflicts loom as fish migrate more unpredictably because of climate change. Here is how to deal with it
Research news | 2018-06-26
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
Research news | 2018-06-20
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
Research news | 2018-06-19
Major population increases present Sub-Saharan Africa with complicated water-related challenges that requires a shift in water thinking
Research news | 2018-06-14
Swedish school project shows how children saving salamanders grow a stronger connection to nature afterwards
Research news | 2018-06-13
Celebrated for their work on furthering research on sustainable water management and resilience thinking
Research news | 2018-06-12
Questions around the popular ecosystem services framework and nature’s contribution to people has hit a nerve
GEDB is a five-year Academy research programme at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences addressing the economic dynamics of global change and its implications for a sustainable future. Read more here
The ARTS project assesses the role and impact of local sustainability initiatives in Brighton, Budapest, Dresden, Flanders and Stockholm. Read more here
Operationalizing the concept of a safe operating space at the EU level – first steps and explorations
Häyhä, T., Cornell, S.E., Hoff, H., Lucas, P., van Vuuren, D., 2018. Operationalizing the concept of a safe operating space at the EU level – first steps and explorations. Stockholm Resilience Centre Technical Report, prepared in collaboration with Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) and PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency. Stockholm Resilience Centre, Stockholm University, Sweden.
Quantifying transnational climate impact exposure: New perspectives on the global distribution of climate risk
Hedlund, J., Fick, S., Carlsen, H., Benzie, M. 2018. Quantifying transnational climate impact exposure: New perspectives on the global distribution of climate risk. Global Environmental Change Volume 52, September 2018, Pages 75–85 doi: 10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2018.04.006
Towards a Fossil-Free Society - in the Stockholm-Mälar Region
Liljenström, Hans & Svedin, Uno. 2016. Towards a Fossil-Free Society - in the Stockholm-Mälar Region. 10.13140/RG.2.2.36656.97284.
Identifying, Quantifying and Qualifying Biocultural Diversity - Assessment of Biocultural Diversity
Vierikko, K., E. Andersson, C. Branquinho, B. Elands, L. Fischer, P. Goncalves, F. Grilo, D. Haase, C. Ioja, I. Kowarik, J. Lindgren, R.C. Mendes, J. Niemelä, M. Pieniniemi, A. Silva, M. Puttonen, M. Santos-Reis, D. Teixeira, J. Vieira, V. Yli-Pelkonen. 2017. Identifying, Quantifying and Qualifying Biocultural Diversity - Assessment of Biocultural Diversity. Green Surge.
Urban Green Infrastructure: Connecting People and Nature for Sustainable Cities. A Summary for Policy Makers
Mattijssen, T.J.M., A.S. Olafsson, M.S. Møller, N. Gulsrud, O.H. Caspersen, E. Andersson, B. Anton, A. Buijs, B. Elands, D. Haase, R. Hansen, J. Kronenberg, N. Kabisch, J. Niemelä, S. Pauleit, E. Rall, W. Rolf. 2017. Urban Green Infrastructure: Connecting People and Nature for Sustainable Cities. A Summary for Policy Makers. Green Surge, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen.
Report from the Walking walkshop in Hin Lad Nai, Thailand 13 - 15 February 2016. International exchange meeting for mobilisation of indigenous and local knowledge for community and ecosystem wellbeing
Malmer, P., M. Tengö, M. Belay Ali, M.J. Cadalig Batang-ay, M. Farhan Ferrari, G.G. Mburu, S. Mitambo, C. Phokha, P. Trakansuphakon. 2017. Report from the Walking walkshop in Hin Lad Nai, Thailand 13 - 15 February 2016. International exchange meeting for mobilisation of indigenous and local knowledge for community and ecosystem wellbeing.
Guide to Valuation and Integration of Different Valuation Methods. A Tool for Planning Support
Kronenberg, J., E. Andersson, E. Rall, D. Haase, N. Kabisch, C. Cummings, R. Cvejić. 2017. Guide to Valuation and Integration of Different Valuation Methods. A Tool for Planning Support. Green Surge, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen.
Swedish Biosphere Reserves as Arenas for Implementing the 2030 Agenda
Heinrup, M., Schultz, L. 2017. Swedish biosphere reserves as arenas for implementing the 2030 Agenda. Swedish Environmental Protection Agency.
Acidification of Swedish Seas in a Changing Environment
Havenhand, J., A-S. Crépin, H.L. Filipsson, S. Jagers, D. Langlet, S. Matti, S. Niiranen, M. Troell, L.G. Anderson, V. Galaz, E. Kritzberg, D. Turner, M. Winder, P. de Wit. 2017. Acidification of Swedish seas in a changing environment: causes, consequences, and responses. The Environmental committee of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.
The biosphere foundation and sustainability – a reflection
Folke, C. 2017. The Biosphere Foundation and Sustainability: A Reflection. In: Kessler, E. and A. Karlqvist. (eds.). Environmental Reality: Rethinking the Options. The 12th Royal Colloquium, Rosersberg’s Palace, Sweden, May 23-25, 2016.