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Proseminar on Evolution of Sustainability, University of Bern, Switzerland [video]

Video of Dr. Waring’s webinar for the University of Bern proseminar on the use of evolutionary social science for solving environmental dilemmas and evolving sustainable social-ecological systems. The Zoom recording is not of the highest quality, and it starts a little late. Continue reading

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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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SHE XX (2014) – Bar Harbor

SHE XX (2014). “Like previous human ecology conferences, this event is intended to bring together a diverse group of educators, researchers and practitioners who utilize, or are interested in, interdisciplinary and ecological approaches. SHE meetings rely heavily on the suggestions and contributions of … Continue reading

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SHE XX (2014)

Call for Participation: XXth International Conference of the Society for Human Ecology     October 22 – 25, 2014 Bar Harbor, Maine USA SHE XX (2014)    

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Social–Ecological Systems Motifs

Örjan Bodin and Maria Tengö recently published a paper on social–ecological systems research in Madagascar using exciting new way to quantify such systems.  Social–ecological systems (SES) research often suffers from a lack of a clear means of organizing SES data … Continue reading

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