Affiliation: Stockholm University
- Resilience and sustainable development: building adaptive capacity in a world of transformationsCarl Folke
Interdisciplinary Center of Natural Resources and Environmental Research, Department of Systems Ecology, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
Ambio 31:437-40. 2002..These tools require and facilitate a social context with flexible and open institutions and multi-level governance systems that allow for learning and increase adaptive capacity without foreclosing future development options...
- Freshwater for resilience: a shift in thinkingCarl Folke
Natural Resource Management, Department of Systems Ecology, Stockholm University, SE 106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 358:2027-36. 2003..It is concluded that this broader view of freshwater provides the foundation for hydrosolidarity...
- The dynamics of ecosystems, biodiversity management and social institutions at high northern latitudesThomas Elmqvist
Department of Systems Ecology, Stockholm University, Sweden
Ambio 33:350-5. 2004....
- Reconnecting to the biosphereCarl Folke
Stockholm Resilience Centre, Stockholm University, Sweden
Ambio 40:719-38. 2011..The ongoing mind shift in human relations with Earth and its boundaries provides exciting opportunities for societal development in collaboration with the biosphere--a global sustainability agenda for humanity...
- Adaptive comanagement for building resilience in social-ecological systemsPer Olsson
Department of Systems Ecology and Centre for Transdisciplinary Environmental Research, Stockholm University, SE 106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
Environ Manage 34:75-90. 2004....
- Human modification of global water vapor flows from the land surfaceLine J Gordon
Department of Systems Ecology, Stockholm University, SE 106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:7612-7. 2005..At the scale of the Earth as a whole, our results emphasize the need for climate models to take land-use change, in both land cover and irrigation, into account...
- Incorporating green-area user groups in urban ecosystem managementJohan Colding
Beijer International Institute of Ecological Economics, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Stockholm, Sweden
Ambio 35:237-44. 2006....
- Urban transitions: on urban resilience and human-dominated ecosystemsHenrik Ernstson
Department of System Ecology and Stockholm Resilience Centre, Stockholm University, Sweden
Ambio 39:531-45. 2010..Practical examples of harnessing urban innovation are presented, paired with an agenda for research and policy...
- Taboos and forest governance: informal protection of hot spot dry forest in southern MadagascarMaria Tengö
Department of Geography, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Ambio 36:683-91. 2007..We conclude that social aspects, such as local beliefs and legitimate sanctioning systems, need to be analyzed and incorporated along with biodiversity studies for successful conservation...
- Patterns of loss and regeneration of tropical dry forest in Madagascar: the social institutional contextThomas Elmqvist
Department of Systems Ecology, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
PLoS ONE 2:e402. 2007..Our study emphasizes the large capacity of a semi-arid system to spontaneously regenerate, triggered by decreased pressures, but where existing social institutions mitigate other drivers of deforestation and alternative land-use...
- The value of small size: loss of forest patches and ecological thresholds in southern MadagascarOrjan Bodin
Department of Systems Ecology, Stockholm University, 106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
Ecol Appl 16:440-51. 2006....
- Reserves and resilience--from single equilibrium to complex systemsCarl Folke
Department of Systems Ecology, Stockholm University
Ambio 32:379. 2003
- Navigating the transition to ecosystem-based management of the Great Barrier Reef, AustraliaPer Olsson
Stockholm Resilience Centre and Department of Systems Ecology, Stockholm University, SE 106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:9489-94. 2008..This example illustrates that enabling legislations or other social bounds are essential, but not sufficient for shifting governance toward adaptive comanagement of complex marine ecosystems...
- The economic perspective: conservation against development versus conservation for developmentCarl Folke
Centre for Transdisciplinary Environmental Research and Department of Systems Ecology, Stockholm University, SE 106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
Conserv Biol 20:686-8. 2006