Author Archives: Tim Waring

About Tim Waring

I study the role of cooperation and culture in environmental sustainability, at the University of Maine.

Dr. Waring gives seminar at the Lorenz Institute in Austria

On Tuesday April 4, 2019, Dr. Tim Waring will deliver a seminar at the Lorenz Institute for the Advanced Study of Complex Natural Systems in Vienna, Austria. The seminar, entitled “The Evolution of Social-Ecological Systems” is provides a deep-time, evolutionary … Continue reading

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Cooperation Science Workshop

On September 20th, we hosted a Cooperation Science Workshop at the Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions at the University of Maine. The workshop provides a short introduction to the scientific research on human cooperation, and then gives participants experience applying … Continue reading

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Merryspring Nature Center

On October 9th, Dr. Waring gave a public lecture at the Merryspring Nature Center in Camden, Maine. The talk laid out a guide for understanding how cooperation works, and for harnessing cooperation to achieve sustainable behaviors and institutions at any … Continue reading

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Using Cooperation Science to Strengthen Local Food Systems

Tim Waring, Afton Hupper, Taylor Lange, Mitchell Center Speaker Series, 11/20/2017 from Mitchell Center on Vimeo.  

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Cooperation in Food Buying Clubs

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A Solar Company takes the Co-op Challenge!

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How the Lobster Gangs of Maine evolved.

A new analysis suggests that Maine’s famous “lobster gangs” evolved due to a group-level pressure to protect their lobster populations. Continue reading

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