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Climate Change and Arctic Cases: A Normative Exploration of Social-Ecological System Analysis

Amy Lauren Lovecraft

in Political Theory and Global Climate Change

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262220842
eISBN:
9780262285445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262220842.003.0005
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

This chapter examines the effect of climate change on Arctic ecosystems using social-ecological systems (SES) analysis. It also considers the effect of global climate change on the social dynamics of ... More


Adapting to a Changing Environment: Confronting the Consequences of Climate Change

Tim R. McClanahan and Joshua Cinner

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199754489
eISBN:
9780199918843
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199754489.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Societies must choose how they wish to deal with climate change. Not doing anything or pursuing ‘business as usual’ is likely to lead down a path that will have devastating consequences for many ... More


Building Adaptive Capacity

Tim R. McClanahan and Joshua E. Cinner

in Adapting to a Changing Environment: Confronting the Consequences of Climate Change

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199754489
eISBN:
9780199918843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199754489.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

In many places building adaptive capacity will be a critical part of preparing for climate change. This chapter discusses ways to build adaptive capacity in society, which is defined as attempts to ... More


The Principled Chapter

Marianne E. Krasny and Keith G. Tidball

in Civic Ecology: Adaptation and Transformation from the Ground Up

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028653
eISBN:
9780262327169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028653.003.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Marvin Gaye Park in Washington DC wasn’t always a nice pathway along Watts Branch Creek. Not long ago, it was a “broken place” – strewn with litter and frequented by drug addicts. Still today, trash ... More


Challenges and Opportunities

Bruce Mitchell

in Resource and Environmental Management: Third Edition

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190885816
eISBN:
9780190885847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190885816.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

Resource and environmental managers frequently must deal with ongoing change, complexity, uncertainty, and conflict, often meaning that there is not one obviously correct way to manage situations. In ... More


Educational Trends

Alex Russ and Marianne E. Krasny

Alex Russ and Marianne E. Krasny (eds)

in Urban Environmental Education Review

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501705823
eISBN:
9781501712791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705823.003.0031
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter discusses five trends related to urban environmental education: City as Classroom, Problem Solving, Environmental Stewardship, Individual and Community Development, and City as ... More


People, Perceptions, and Process: Multisystemic Resilience in Social-Ecological Systems

Lilian Alessa and Andrew Kliskey

in Multisystemic Resilience: Adaptation and Transformation in Contexts of Change

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190095888
eISBN:
9780197541159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190095888.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

In this chapter, the authors refer to resilience as a process predicated on the ability to accurately sense, perceive, and/or evaluate change trajectories, frequency, and magnitude. As a social ... More


Systems theories

Marc J. Stern

in Social Science Theory for Environmental Sustainability: A Practical Guide

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198793182
eISBN:
9780191835117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793182.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Ecology

This chapter covers systems theories relevant to understanding and working to enhance the resilience of social-ecological systems. Social-ecological systems contain natural resources, users of those ... More


Modeling Multisystemic Resilience: Connecting Biological, Psychological, Social, and Ecological Adaptation in Contexts of Adversity

Michael Ungar

in Multisystemic Resilience: Adaptation and Transformation in Contexts of Change

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190095888
eISBN:
9780197541159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190095888.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Search for the term resilience and one finds definitions that vary widely between fields as diverse as ecology, disaster management, developmental psychology, neuroscience, engineering, and ... More


Consumption, Stability, and Sustainability in Social-Ecological Systems

Ann Kinzig and Charles Perrings

in Sustainable Consumption: Multi-disciplinary Perspectives In Honour of Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199679355
eISBN:
9780191758423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679355.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter considers the link between consumption and the sustainability of coupled social-ecological systems. The chapter argues that consumption affects the sustainability of the coupled system ... More


Afterword

Nicole M. Ardoin, Alan Reid, Heila Lotz-Sisitka, and Édgar J. González Gaudian

in Urban Environmental Education Review

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501705823
eISBN:
9781501712791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705823.003.0032
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This book has discussed academic debates and practices in urban environmental education. It has highlighted challenges and opportunities facing the field of environmental education in general and ... More


State of Research

Ulrich Frey

in Sustainable Governance of Natural Resources: Uncovering Success Patterns with Machine Learning

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197502211
eISBN:
9780197502242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197502211.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter outlines the state of research. First, basic biological cooperation mechanisms are examined for their relevance for success in the management of natural resources. In a second step, ... More


Anthropocene: the good, the bad, and the inescapable

John S. Dryzek and Jonathan Pickering

in The Politics of the Anthropocene

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198809616
eISBN:
9780191846892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198809616.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

The Anthropocene is an emerging epoch in the Earth system that requires a “state shift” in the way we think. The Earth system becomes much more unstable than it was in the last 12,000 years of the ... More


Urban Ecology: Patterns, Processes, and Applications

Jürgen H. Breuste, Thomas Elmqvist, Glenn Guntenspergen, Philip James, and Nancy E. McIntyre (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199563562
eISBN:
9780191774713
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563562.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This book deals with urbanisation which is a global phenomenon that is increasingly challenging human society and ecosystems. It is therefore crucially important to ensure that the expansion of ... More


Wildness: Relations of People and Place

Gavin Van Horn and John Hausdoerffer (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226444666
eISBN:
9780226444970
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226444970.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

Exploring how people can become attuned to the wild community of life and also contribute to the well-being of the wild places in which we live, work, and play, Wildness brings together esteemed ... More


The Role of Evolutionary Studies in Education for Sustainable Development

Dustin Eirdosh and Susan Hanisch

in Darwin's Roadmap to the Curriculum: Evolutionary Studies in Higher Education

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190624965
eISBN:
9780190051679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190624965.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

Evolutionary Studies (EvoS) examines the emergence and persistence of complex adaptive systems, including human social-ecological systems. Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) aims to empower ... More


One Big Social‒Ecological System

William H. Durham

in Exuberant Life: An Evolutionary Approach to Conservation in Galápagos

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197531518
eISBN:
9780197531549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197531518.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Galápagos is no longer the “little world within itself” that Darwin visited: it is now one big social‒ecological system (SES): the evolutionary fitnesses of all, or nearly all, Galápagos organisms ... More


Nature in the City: Bengaluru in the Past, Present, and Future

Harini Nagendra

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199465927
eISBN:
9780199087105
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199465927.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment, Urban and Rural Studies

In rapidly urbanizing India, cities are places of conflict between people and nature. What is the future for conservation in Indian cities? Nature in the City examines the past, present, and future ... More


Introduction

Ulrich Frey

in Sustainable Governance of Natural Resources: Uncovering Success Patterns with Machine Learning

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197502211
eISBN:
9780197502242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197502211.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

The introduction first describes the importance of natural resources worldwide. It then goes on to show that all three of the resources analyzed—forest management, fisheries, and irrigation ... More


Exuberant Life: An Evolutionary Approach to Conservation in Galápagos

William H. Durham

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197531518
eISBN:
9780197531549
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197531518.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Why is Galápagos so endlessly fascinating, whether to read about, to visit, or both? Reasons include its menagerie of truly unusual organisms (like tree daisies, marine iguanas, and flightless ... More


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