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Commentary/Biomimicry builds urban possibilities in South Africa

The gardens and “living gutters” of Langrug are more than just a stopgap, delivering basic services to manage waste and treat grey water in an informal settlement in South Africa. The Massive Small Collective assesses a small-scale, nature-inspired project that has impacts beyond its boundaries.

WRITTEN BY Lauren Hermanus & Andrew Campbell
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Commentary/Shifting contexts in the Sahel

Farmers in Burkina Faso rely on whole village landscapes for their livelihoods. Their reliance on that multifunctional patchwork is adjusting as they face changes in rainfall patterns, in young people’s aspirations, and in local markets.

WRITTEN BY Hanna Sinare
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Feature/Past, present and future of lakes in Bengaluru

Restoring the lakes of Bengaluru would have wide-reaching impacts, and not just on water quality. Local peoples have solutions to multiple issues, from a connection to nature to multi-level stakeholder collaborations.

WRITTEN BY Naomi Lubick
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Feature/Trial and error in a Mexican beach town

The inhabitants of Xcalak started with coconuts, moved on to fish, welcomed tourists, and now face an ongoing struggle to find the right path ahead.

WRITTEN BY Lucas Laursen
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Feature/Resilience lessons from a water goddess

Ancient religious practices protected rice crops and coral reefs for centuries in Bali. These farming practices can inform future management there, and help people see landscape-level patterns elsewhere.

WRITTEN BY Marika Haeggman
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Commentary/Seeking resilience in Niger

How one team learned to change its traditional views on development through understanding complex systems in Niger.

WRITTEN BY Danielle Jolicoeur
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Opinion/Resilience thinking: science for uncertain futures

How can we make progress on the big development challenges we face even as the ground beneath our feet keeps changing? Belinda Reyers of the Stockholm Resilience Centre explores how we might navigate unknowable futures.

WRITTEN BY Belinda Reyers
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Feature/Rethink Earth

Resilience thinking: from marshes to Madonna.

WRITTEN BY Naomi Lubick