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]
People from the Stockholm Resilience Centre and Albaeco interviewed biodiversity, resilience and social-ecological researchers to provide brief answers to a set of Resilience questions. The videos are available on the Centre’s website:
Why is biodiversity important?
Gretchen Daily, professor of biological sciences at Stanford University (USA), answers this topical question.
What is ecological anthropology?
Professor Steve Lansing from the University of Arizona explains the meaning behind ecological anthropology.
What do you think will be the future ‘environmental surprises´?
Will Steffen, professor of the Fenner School of Environment & Society, The Australian National University, answers this question.
What is a regime shift?
Professor Terry Hughes from the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies explains what is the meaning behind the term ‘Regime shifts’.
What is a complex systems approach?
Professor Steve Lansing from the University of Arizona explains the meaning behind the complex systems approach.
What is the key limiting factor for human development?
Professor Paul Ehrlich from the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the National Academy of Sciences, explains the key factors that affect human development.
What is a social-ecological system?
Professor Stephen Carpenter from Zoology Department, University of Winsonsin, explains the meaning behind the term social-ecological system.
Hosted by Stockholm Resilience Centre, Resilience 2008 will take place in Stockholm between April 14-17 2008 and will involve some of the world´s most distinguished scientists and politicians who will discuss ecology, economy and society from a Resilience perspective.
Live web TV
Using advanced web television interface, more than 40 events over a four-day period will be covered live via the Stockholm Resilience Centre website. An additional 20 events will be filmed and later made available via the same website. Below is a complete list of all events that will be filmed and broadcast live.