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Chapin, F.S., III, Kofinas, G.P., Folke, C., Carpenter, S.R., Olsson, P., Abel, N., Biggs, R., Naylor, R.L., Pinkerton, E., Stafford Smith, D.M., Steffen, W., Walker, B.H., Young, O.R. (2009). Resilience-based stewardship: Strategies for navigating sustainable pathways in a changing world. In Principles of Ecosystem Stewardship: Resilience-Based Natural Resource Management in a Changing World. F.S. Chapin III, G.P. Kofinas, C. Folke (eds.). Springer Verlag, New York, pp. 319-337.
Publication review Accelerated global changes in climate, environment, and social—ecological systems demand a transformation in human perceptions of our place in nature and patterns of resource use. The biology and culture of Homo sapiens evolved for about 95% of our species´ history in hunting-and-gathering societies before the emergence of settled agriculture. We have lived in complex societies for about 3%, and in indust...
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Galaz, V., Crona, B., Daw, T., Bodin, Ö., Nyström, M., Olsson, P. (2009). Can webcrawlers revolutionize ecological monitoring? Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, doi:10.1890/070204
Publication review Researchers elaborate alternative ways to monitor looming ecosystem crises. - The Internet could be used as an early warning system for potential ecological disasters say researchers from Stockholm Resilience Centre and University of East Anglia. Despite increasing improvement of ecosystem monitoring, early warnings of pending ecological crisis is still limited by insufficient data, and geographical gaps ...
Folke, C., Chapin, F.S. III, Olsson, P. (2009). Transformations in ecosystem stewardship. In Principles of Ecosystem Stewardship: Resilience-Based Natural Resource Management in a Changing World. F.S. Chapin III, G.P. Kofinas, C. Folke (eds.). Springer Verlag, New York, pp.
Publication review Changes in governance are needed to deal with rapid directional change, adapt to it, shape it, and create opportunities for positive transformations of social—ecological systems. Throughout this book we stress that human societies and globally interconnected economies are parts of the dynamics of the biosphere, embedded in its processes, and ultimately dependent on the capacity of the environment to susta...
Policy brief or report
– A report by Stockholm Resilience Centre produced for the Swedish Government’s Commission on Sustainable Development, March 2009
Hahn, T., L. Schultz, C. Folke and P. Olsson. (2008). Social networks as sources of resilience in social-ecological systems. In: Norberg, J. and G. Cumming (eds.), Complexity theory for a Sustainable Future, Columbia University Press.
Publication review This chapter is part of a book published by Columbia University Press. The book includes nine chapters focusing on different aspects of complexity theory, and how it can be applied to interactions between ecosystems and society to solve some of today's most pressing environmental issues. Jon Norberg has co-edited the new book “Complexity Theory for a Sustainable Future" together with Associate Professor G...
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Olsson, P., Folke, C., Hughes, T.P., 2008, Navigating the Transition to Ecosystem-Based Management of the Great Barrier Reef ,Australia. Proceedings National Academy of Sciences, USA 105:9489-9494.
A new and alternative management of Australia's Great Barrier Reef Marine Park has been hailed as a groundbreaking international model for better managing the oceans, in a leading US scientific publication. In a study published in the prestigious Proceedings of the US National Academy of Science, Per Olsson and Carl Folke of the Stockholm Resilience Centre and Terry Hughes of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studi...
Galaz, V., Olsson, P., Hahn, T., Folke, C., Svedin, U., 2008, The problem of fit among biophysical systems, environmental and resource regimes, and broader governance systems: Insights and emerging challenges. 147-182, in O. R. Young, L. A. King, and H. Schröder (eds), Institutions and Environmental Change - Principal Findings, Applications, and Research Frontiers. The MIT Press, Cambridge, USA.
Publication review Chapter describing policy implications of environmental change. Stockholm Resilience Centre researchers Victor Galaz, Per Olsson, Thomas Hahn, Carl Folke and Uno Svedin contribute with a chapter in a new book on the policy implications of global environmental change. The book is published by MIT Press , a university press affiliated with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, USA. ...
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Hahn, T., Olsson, P., Folke, C., and Johansson, K. (2006). Trust-building, knowledge generation and organizational innovations: the role of a bridging organization for adaptive co-management of a wetland landscape around Kristianstad, Sweden. Human Ecology 34:573–592.
Olsson, P. 2007. The rich wetlands of Kristianstad. In M. Starendal (ed) Food, raw materials, and energy: a knowledge journey in the spirit of Linnaeus, pp 91-97. Formas, Stockholm.
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