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Evolutionary Approaches to Sustainability

Evolutionary Approaches to Sustainability and Social-Ecological Systems a catalyst workshop Schoodic Education and Research Center, Winter Harbor, ME May 10th, 11th, & 12th, 2013 Human behaviors and social systems constitute a unique and important evolutionary domain. Human societies drive the … Continue reading

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Adaptation to Abrupt Climate Change Graduate Program! (A2C2 – IGERT)

I’m excited to be a part of a new PhD research scholarship at UMaine; the Adaptation to Abrupt Climate Change Graduate Program! (A2C2 – IGERT).   I will be looking for students interested in social and cultural adaptation as part of … Continue reading

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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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Maine Policy Review special issue on the Sustainability Solutions Initiative

The Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center has just released a special issue focused on the Sustainability Solutions Initiative (SSI).  The issue highlights a lot of great work that is going on in the SSI, but dispenses with jargon to expose … Continue reading

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David Sloan Wilson on Using Evolution to Improve the Quality of Life

David Sloan Wilson visited the Sustainability Solutions Initiative at the University of Maine to discuss his work on using Evolution to Improve the Quality of Life.  His recent research, outreach, development and writing on the Binghamton Neighborhood Project provides a … Continue reading

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