A conceptual template for integrative human–environment research

@article{Newell2005ACT,
  title={A conceptual template for integrative human–environment research},
  author={Barry Newell and Carole L. Crumley and Nordin Hassan and E. Lambin and C. Pahl-Wostl and A. Underdal and R. Wasson},
  journal={Global Environmental Change-human and Policy Dimensions},
  year={2005},
  volume={15},
  pages={299-307}
}
Knowledge integration, the blending of concepts from two or more disciplines to create innovative new worldviews, is a key process in attempts to increase the sustainability of human activities on Earth. In this paper, we describe a ‘conceptual template’ that can be used to catalyse this process. The template comprises (a) a list of high-level concepts that capture the essential aspects of any significant human–environment problem, plus (b) broad lists of low-level basic concepts drawn from a… Expand
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