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Guest post from Henrik Österblom from the Stockholm Resilience Centre. Basic ecology rests firmly on a number of basic assumptions. Some of these assumptions, specifically how predators interaction with their prey, were developed by a key figure in the history … Continue reading
According to google searches and news, since 2008 the news has been writing much more about crisis, but people haven’t been searching for it so much. a search for financial crisis and euro crisis leads to a more striking result.
From US’s National Weather Service – big precipitation anomalies in US this past year. The purple areas are extra wet, while the red areas are extra dry. update: “Normal” precipitation is derived from PRISM climate data, created at Oregon State … Continue reading
A week ago I had an interesting discussion with Jon Norberg, a professor in Systems Ecology here at Stockholm University, about leadership. Jon is working on, among other things, an agent based model about how leaders influence opinion change in … Continue reading
The New Scientist recently had an article by Debora MacKenzie on resilience and the Euro. She writes: … The diversity of a network’s components and the density and strength of its connections – called its connectivity – affect the system’s … Continue reading
Following up on my comments on William Gibson‘s discuss of his science fiction where I wrote that “Scenarios have to be plausible, but reality is under no such constraints” Futurist, scenario planner, and co-founder of WorldChanging, Jamais Cascio writes on his weblog Open … Continue reading
A beautiful video that shows the extent of human activity over the Earth’s surface. Earth | Time Lapse View from Space | Fly Over | Nasa, ISS from Michael König on Vimeo. Time lapse sequences of photographs taken with a … Continue reading
Inspired by a recent course I taught, and my colleague’s Garry Peterson’s search for visualizations of social-ecological systems, (also here), I found myself looking for illustrations of adaptive governance – that is, modes of governance that play out at multiple … Continue reading