Navigating the Back Loop : Fostering Social Innovation and Transformation in Ecosystem Management

@inproceedings{Biggs2010NavigatingTB,
  title={Navigating the Back Loop : Fostering Social Innovation and Transformation in Ecosystem Management},
  author={R. Michael Biggs and Frances R. Westley and Stephen R. Carpenter},
  year={2010}
}
Addressing the environmental challenges of the 21st century requires substantial changes to the way modern society views and manages ecosystems. In particular, many authors contend that fundamental transformation of the largely sectoral, expert-centered ecosystem-management institutions of modern, Western societies is needed. There is increasing agreement that more adaptive, integrated, collaborative ecosystem-management approaches, interlinked at multiple scales, would improve society’s… CONTINUE READING

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