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Opinion/Why resilience?

With only a few days to go before the start of the science conference “Resilience Frontiers for Global Sustainability”, Stockholm Resilience Centre science director Carl Folke reflects: why resilience?

WRITTEN BY Carl Folke
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Commentary/The science and art of wayfinding

A new tool for resilience assessment is inspired by the Polynesian seafarers’ approach to navigation. Wayfinder will build on insights from science and practice to enable planners and practitioners to understand and enhance resilience.

WRITTEN BY Linn Järnberg
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Feature/Women hunters in the octopuses’ gardens

Octopus represents both food and profit for small-scale fishers who live along the shores of the western Indian Ocean. Changes in the region have implications for fisherwomen that need to be addressed by fisheries policy and management to become more gender equitable.

WRITTEN BY Liz Drury O'Neill
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Feature/Can bushmeat feed families without emptying forests?

As hunting threatens wild game species worldwide, hunters in the Amazon seek new ways to maintain this key source of protein and income.

WRITTEN BY Barbara Fraser
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Opinion/Big donor agencies need to change. Here’s why

Despite the real improvements made in tackling extreme poverty, big development gaps persist. These reflect problems of equity, quality of services, and how to manage crises, emergencies, and complexity – and require new responses to achieve long-lasting change.

WRITTEN BY Leni Wild
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Opinion/How to eat for health and for a healthy planet

The discussions at next week’s fourth meeting of the Stockholm Food Forum will be the basis of a recipe to improve people’s health and the planet’s.

WRITTEN BY Johan Rockström
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Commentary/Can science fiction reimagine the future of global development?

Why science-based fictional narratives can help us develop a more sustainable and equitable future for humanity on spaceship Earth.  

WRITTEN BY Andrew Merrie
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Feature/How Hin Lad Nai’s farming saved a forest and its poetry changed international policy

A tiny community of farmers in northern Thailand caring for their traditional land, biodiversity, and culture fought the government and won. They influenced international policies governing biodiversity to use their practices at home, and continue to defend them.

WRITTEN BY Viveca Mellegård
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Feature/Amazon on the edge

Combined pressures on the Amazon are pushing it towards a tipping point, which may be much closer than scientists previously thought. Can a new economic paradigm emerge to prevent it?

WRITTEN BY Owen Gaffney
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Commentary/Designers build a “Cloudfactory” to rethink design for resilience

Design thinking shares similar characteristics to resilience thinking. The Massive Small Collective reflects on the Cloudfactory’s focus on process rather than product as an example of doing “social design” and development differently, in a community in northern Hungary.

WRITTEN BY Lauren Hermanus & Andrew Campbell