Planetary boundaries: Guiding human development on a changing planet

@article{Steffen2015PlanetaryBG,
  title={Planetary boundaries: Guiding human development on a changing planet},
  author={Will Steffen and Katherine Richardson and Johan Rockstr{\"o}m and Sarah E. Cornell and Ingo Fetzer and Elena M. Bennett and Reinette Biggs and Stephen R. Carpenter and Wim de Vries and Cynthia A. de Wit and Carl Folke and Dieter Gerten and Jens Heinke and Georgina M. Mace and Linn Persson and Veerabhadran Ramanathan and Belinda Reyers and Sverker S{\"o}rlin},
  journal={Science},
  year={2015},
  volume={347}
}
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