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Inter- and transdisciplinary approaches to population–environment research for sustainability aims: a review and appraisal
The causes and consequences of demographic changes for the environment, and the possible ways of influencing population dynamics to achieve ‘sustainability’, have been the subject of many debates inExpand
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Climate change, land degradation and migration in Mali and Senegal – some policy implications
Interactions between climate change, environmental degradation and population movements in the West African Sahel have received a great deal of scholarly attention in recent years. Since the majorityExpand
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Social Ecology as Critical, Transdisciplinary Science—Conceptualizing, Analyzing and Shaping Societal Relations to Nature
The sustainability discourse is, essentially, centered on the question of how complex relations between nature and society can be conceptualized, analyzed and shaped. In this paper, we present aExpand
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Research, part of a Special Feature on Education and Differential Vulnerability to Natural Disasters Vulnerability and the Role of Education in Environmentally Induced Migration in Mali and Senegal
In the West African Sahel, the majority of the population depends on subsistence farming and livestock breeding and is thus particularly vulnerable to climatic changes. One possible response toExpand
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Halting biodiversity loss: how social–ecological biodiversity research makes a difference
ABSTRACT In 2010, there was a bold commitment to take action in halting global biodiversity loss by 2020. Now, half way through the Convention on Biological Diversity strategic plan 2011–2020, theExpand
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Population decline and infrastructure: The case of the German water supply system
The dynamic interaction between population and water is usually discussed in the context of development issues in Third World countries, but rarely analysed for northern, industrialised countries.Expand
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Challenges for Social-Ecological Transformations: Contributions from Social and Political Ecology
Transformation has become a major topic of sustainability research. This opens up new perspectives, but at the same time, runs the danger to convert into a new critical orthodoxy which narrows downExpand
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Social-Ecological Analysis of Climate Induced Changes in Biodiversity - Outline of a Research Concept
The interactions of changes in climate and biodiversity with societal actions, structures and processes are a priority topic within the international scientific debate - and thus, a relevant subjectExpand
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