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Knowledge systems for sustainable development
The challenge of meeting human development needs while protecting the earth's life support systems confronts scientists, technologists, policy makers, and communities from local to global levels.Expand
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Boundary work for sustainable development: Natural resource management at the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR)
  • W. Clark, T. Tomich, +4 authors E. McNie
  • Political Science, Medicine
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
  • 15 August 2011
Previous research on the determinants of effectiveness in knowledge systems seeking to support sustainable development has highlighted the importance of “boundary work” through which researchExpand
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Sustainability Science
Author(s): Robert W. Kates, William C. Clark, Robert Corell, J. Michael Hall, Carlo C. Jaeger, Ian Lowe, James J. McCarthy, Hans Joachim Schellnhuber, Bert Bolin, Nancy M. Dickson, Sylvie Faucheux,Expand
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Sustainability Science: A room of its own
  • W. Clark
  • Medicine
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
  • 6 February 2007
Sustainability science has emerged over the last two decades as a vibrant field of research and innovation. Today, the field has developed a core research agenda, an increasing flow of results, and aExpand
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Sustainability science: The emerging research program
  • W. Clark, N. Dickson
  • Political Science, Medicine
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences…
  • 6 June 2003
Communicated by Susan Hanson, Clark University, Worcester, MA, March 7, 2003 (received for review February 25, 2003)
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Salience, Credibility, Legitimacy and Boundaries: Linking Research, Assessment and Decision Making
The boundary between science and policy is only one of several boundaries that hinder the linking of scientific and technical information to decision making. Managing boundaries between disciplines,Expand
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Ecosystem stewardship: sustainability strategies for a rapidly changing planet.
Ecosystem stewardship is an action-oriented framework intended to foster the social-ecological sustainability of a rapidly changing planet. Recent developments identify three strategies that makeExpand
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Crafting usable knowledge for sustainable development
This paper distills core lessons about how researchers (scientists, engineers, planners, etc.) interested in promoting sustainable development can increase the likelihood of producing usableExpand
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Linking international agricultural research knowledge with action for sustainable development
We applied an innovation framework to sustainable livestock development research projects in Africa and Asia. The focus of these projects ranged from pastoral systems to poverty and ecosystemsExpand
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