The science-policy interface on ecosystems and people: challenges and opportunities

Balvanera, Patricia and Jacobs, Sander and Nagendra, Harini and O’Farrell, Patrick and Bridgewater, Peter and Crouzat, Emilie and Dendoncker, Nicolas and Goodwin, Sean and Gustafsson, Karin M. and Kadykalo, Andrew N. and Krug, Cornelia B. and Matuk, Fernanda Ayaviri and Pandit, Ram and Sala, Juan Emilio and Schröter, Matthias and Washbourne, Carla-Leanne (2020) The science-policy interface on ecosystems and people: challenges and opportunities. Ecosystems and People, 16 (1). pp. 345-353. ISSN 2639-5916

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The complex links and feedbacks between ecosystems and people are now sharply in focus. Our growing understandings of the complex relations between ecosystems and people, the social and ecological drivers of changes in nature, and the different dimensions of a good quality of life, from local to global scales, have made these interdependencies ever more visible (IPBES 2019; Díaz et al. 2019). Furthermore, recent studies have revealed how dramatically unsustainable and inequitable the interactions between ecosystems and people are, as a result of a long legacy of consumerism and utilitarianism, patriarchy and colonialism, and the global expansion of production-oriented relationships with nature.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Ecosystems, People, Biodiversity, Nature crisis, Science-policy, Socio-ecological systems, Environmental problems
Subjects: Natural Sciences > Life sciences; biology > Ecology
Divisions: Azim Premji University > School of Development
Depositing User: Mr. Sachin Tirlapur
Date Deposited: 13 Oct 2020 13:43
Last Modified: 13 Oct 2020 13:43
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