Kaitlyn Rathwell and others from the Stockholm Resilience Centre interviewed twenty international resilience researcher, including Fikret Berkes, Ann Kinzing and Will Steffen, at Resilience 2008 about key social and ecological aspects of resilience. The interviews are now available online at the Resilience Centre’s website – Welcome to the Resilience school.
What is adaptive co-management?
How does adaptive co-management contribute to the development of sustainable societies?Terry Chapin
How do we promote the adaptive capacity of resource users?
What are the consequences of climate change in the Arctic?Stephen Carpenter
What is a social-ecological system?Gretchen Daily
Why is biodiversity important?Terry Hughes
What is a regime shift?Ann Kinzing
How should we think about the ecology of a city?
Is it fair for the rich world to demand conservation of biodiversity for a global safety net?
What are some challenges and opportunities given by urban systems to the development of sustainable societies?
What is urban ecology?
Why is it important to think about complexity in ecosystems?Eric Lambin
What is land use degredation?
What has driven land use change in the past?
What land use change can we expect for the future?Karen O´Brien
What are social contracts?
How must we change our social contract to meet the global challenge of climate change?Claudia Pahl-Wostl
How should we manage resources differently?
What does complexity and uncertianty mean for resource management?Charles Perrings
Are economics and sustainable development compatible?
What are the pros and cons of economic evaluation of ecosystems?Garry Peterson
What is scenario planning?
How is scenario planning useful?
What are the pros and cons of economic evaluation of ecosystems?Christo Fabricius
Does resilience in practice differ between rich and poor countries?
Does resilience theory work for local practitioners?
[links updated Feb 17, 2009]
- Resilience 2008 conference schedule and web broadcast information
- Wiki launch of the practitioner’s guide to resilience assessment
- PhD position at Stockholm Resilience Centre
- Climate change fiction – news and interviews
- Resilience Alliance & the Integration of Social and Natural Science in Global Change Research