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 | 2017-03-24
Centre director awarded funding for his research project “Earth Resilience in the Anthropocene"
Research news | 2017-03-23
New carbon roadmap offers pathway to halve emissions every decade, say researchers
Research news | 2017-03-17
Five keys to successful place-based research that can support sustainability transitions
Research news | 2017-03-13
Researchers identify connections between extreme drought and self-amplified forest loss. Forest diversity reduces risk of such loss
Research news | 2017-03-10
Multifunctional landscapes can counter equity problems connected to agricultural intensification
Research news | 2017-03-09
Study looks at relationships within small-scale fishery market systems, moving beyond economics transactions and fisher-trader connections
Research news | 2017-03-08
Fourth triennial conference on resilience taking place in Stockholm 21-23 August 2017
Research news | 2017-03-08
Johan Rockström responderar på kritik av Svante Axelssons argument för transformation av svensk industri
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
Safeguards for enhancing ecological compensation in Sweden
Koh, N. S., Hahn, T., Ituarte-Lima, C. 2017. Safeguards for enhancing ecological compensation in Sweden. Land Use Policy, Volume 64, May 2017, Pages 186–199
From Planetary Boundaries to national fair shares of the global safe operating space — How can the scales be bridged?
Häyhä, T., Lucas, P.L., van Vuuren, D.P., Cornell, S.E. and Hoff, H. 2016. From Planetary Boundaries to national fair shares of the global safe operating space—How can the scales be bridged?. Global Environmental Change 40: 60-72.
The shape of success in a turbulent world: wave exposure filtering of coral reef herbivory
Bejarano, S., Jouffray, J.-B., Chollett, I., Allen, R., Roff, G., Marshell, A., Steneck, R., Ferse, S. C. A. and Mumby, P. J. 2017. The shape of success in a turbulent world: wave exposure filtering of coral reef herbivory. Funct Ecol. doi:10.1111/1365-2435.12828
Flexible land-use and undefined governance: From threats to potentials in peri-urban landscape planning
Hedbloma, M., Andersson, E., Borgström, S. 2017. Flexible land-use and undefined governance: From threats to potentials in peri-urban landscape planning. Land Use Policy Volume 63, April 2017, Pages 523–527
Active citizenship for urban green infrastructure: fostering the diversity and dynamics of citizen contributions through mosaic governance
Buijs, A.E., Mattijssen, T.M.J., Van der Jagt, A.P.N. et. al. 2017.Active citizenship for urban green infrastructure: fostering the diversity and dynamics of citizen contributions through mosaic governance. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, Volume 22, October 2016, Pages 1–6
Quantifying and resolving conservation conflicts in forest landscapes via multiobjective optimization
Mazziotta A., Podkopaev D., Triviño M., Miettinen K., Pohjanmies T., Mönkkönen M. 2017. Quantifying and resolving conservation conflicts in forest landscapes via multiobjective optimization. Silva Fennica vol. 51 no. 1 article id 1778. https://doi.org/10.14214/sf.1778
Self-amplified Amazon forest loss due to vegetation-atmosphere feedbacks
Zemp, D.C., Schleussner C-F., Barbosa, H. M. J., Hirota M., Montade V., Sampaio G., Staal A., Wang-Erlandsson L., and Rammig A. 2017. Self-amplified Amazon forest loss due to vegetation-atmosphere feedbacks. Nat. Commun. 8, 14681. DOI: 10.1038/NCOMMS14681
Water and human livelihood resilience: a regionalto-global outlook
Falkenmark, M. 2016. Water and human livelihood resilience: a regional-to-global outlook, International Journal of Water Resources Development, DOI: 10.1080/07900627.2016.1190320
A plea for multifunctional landscapes
Fischer, J., Meacham, M., Queiroz, C. 2017. A plea for multifunctional landscapes. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment.10.1002/fee.1464
Strategies for sustainable management of renewable resources during environmental change
Lindkvist E., Ekeberg, Ö., Norberg, J. 2017. Strategies for sustainable management of renewable resources during environmental change. Proc. R. Soc. B 284: 20162762. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2016.2762