The Elusive Promise of Social-Ecological Approaches to Rangeland Management

@inproceedings{Brunson2010TheEP,
  title={The Elusive Promise of Social-Ecological Approaches to Rangeland Management},
  author={Mark W. Brunson},
  year={2010}
}
Resilience-based frameworks for social-ecological systems (SES) are prominent in contemporary scientific literatures, but critics suggest these approaches may promise more than they deliver. A fundamental premise underlying the SES approach is that, because of the scope of human activities worldwide, we cannot separate ecological and human elements of nature when tackling our biggest challenges. Proponents argue that managers should not seek optimal solutions, but instead build capacity to… CONTINUE READING

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