Carl Folke

Summary

Affiliation: Stockholm University
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Resilience and sustainable development: building adaptive capacity in a world of transformations
    Carl Folke
    Interdisciplinary Center of Natural Resources and Environmental Research, Department of Systems Ecology, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
    Ambio 31:437-40. 2002
  2. pmc Freshwater for resilience: a shift in thinking
    Carl 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
  3. ncbi request reprint The dynamics of ecosystems, biodiversity management and social institutions at high northern latitudes
    Thomas Elmqvist
    Department of Systems Ecology, Stockholm University, Sweden
    Ambio 33:350-5. 2004
  4. pmc Reconnecting to the biosphere
    Carl Folke
    Stockholm Resilience Centre, Stockholm University, Sweden
    Ambio 40:719-38. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Adaptive comanagement for building resilience in social-ecological systems
    Per Olsson
    Department of Systems Ecology and Centre for Transdisciplinary Environmental Research, Stockholm University, SE 106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
    Environ Manage 34:75-90. 2004
  6. pmc Human modification of global water vapor flows from the land surface
    Line J Gordon
    Department of Systems Ecology, Stockholm University, SE 106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:7612-7. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Incorporating green-area user groups in urban ecosystem management
    Johan Colding
    Beijer International Institute of Ecological Economics, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Stockholm, Sweden
    Ambio 35:237-44. 2006
  8. pmc Urban transitions: on urban resilience and human-dominated ecosystems
    Henrik Ernstson
    Department of System Ecology and Stockholm Resilience Centre, Stockholm University, Sweden
    Ambio 39:531-45. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Taboos and forest governance: informal protection of hot spot dry forest in southern Madagascar
    Maria Tengö
    Department of Geography, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Ambio 36:683-91. 2007
  10. pmc Patterns of loss and regeneration of tropical dry forest in Madagascar: the social institutional context
    Thomas Elmqvist
    Department of Systems Ecology, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 2:e402. 2007

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. ncbi request reprint Resilience and sustainable development: building adaptive capacity in a world of transformations
    Carl 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...
  2. pmc Freshwater for resilience: a shift in thinking
    Carl 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...
  3. ncbi request reprint The dynamics of ecosystems, biodiversity management and social institutions at high northern latitudes
    Thomas Elmqvist
    Department of Systems Ecology, Stockholm University, Sweden
    Ambio 33:350-5. 2004
    ....
  4. pmc Reconnecting to the biosphere
    Carl 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...
  5. ncbi request reprint Adaptive comanagement for building resilience in social-ecological systems
    Per Olsson
    Department of Systems Ecology and Centre for Transdisciplinary Environmental Research, Stockholm University, SE 106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
    Environ Manage 34:75-90. 2004
    ....
  6. pmc Human modification of global water vapor flows from the land surface
    Line 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...
  7. ncbi request reprint Incorporating green-area user groups in urban ecosystem management
    Johan Colding
    Beijer International Institute of Ecological Economics, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Stockholm, Sweden
    Ambio 35:237-44. 2006
    ....
  8. pmc Urban transitions: on urban resilience and human-dominated ecosystems
    Henrik 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...
  9. ncbi request reprint Taboos and forest governance: informal protection of hot spot dry forest in southern Madagascar
    Maria 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...
  10. pmc Patterns of loss and regeneration of tropical dry forest in Madagascar: the social institutional context
    Thomas 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...
  11. ncbi request reprint The value of small size: loss of forest patches and ecological thresholds in southern Madagascar
    Orjan Bodin
    Department of Systems Ecology, Stockholm University, 106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
    Ecol Appl 16:440-51. 2006
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Reserves and resilience--from single equilibrium to complex systems
    Carl Folke
    Department of Systems Ecology, Stockholm University
    Ambio 32:379. 2003
  13. pmc Navigating the transition to ecosystem-based management of the Great Barrier Reef, Australia
    Per 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...
  14. ncbi request reprint The economic perspective: conservation against development versus conservation for development
    Carl Folke
    Centre for Transdisciplinary Environmental Research and Department of Systems Ecology, Stockholm University, SE 106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
    Conserv Biol 20:686-8. 2006