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Towards Sustainability: Emerging Systems for Informing Sustainable Development

If humanity is to live on this beautiful planet of ours indefinitely, we must design and innovate within the next generation or so, the means of creating a sustainable society, and we must complete a mission to realise it. This … Continue reading

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Panarchy: Understanding Transformations in Human and Natural Systems

Creating institutions to meet the challenge of sustainability is arguably the most important task confronting society; it is also dauntingly complex. Ecological, economic, and social elements all play a role, but despite ongoing efforts, researchers have yet to succeed in … Continue reading

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Resilience and the Behavior of Large-Scale Systems

Scientists and researchers concerned with the behavior of large ecosystems have focused in recent years on the concept of “resilience.”  Traditional perspectives held that ecological systems exist close to a steady state and resilience is the ability of the system … Continue reading

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