Blogging from PECSII conference
We invited 5 young researchers to reflect on some of the sessions they participated at during the PECS conference in Oaxaca.
PECS at Resilience 2017 conference
The Resilience 2017 conference kicks off today, 20th August, in Stockholm, Sweden. PECS is represented all through the week.
Exploring sustainability in the Indian context
New online interdisciplinary course run by Azim Premji University, and co-led by PECS SC member Harini Nagendra.
New book out - The Science and Practice of Landscape Stewardship
The recent book “The Science and Practice of Landscape Stewardship” is edited by HERCULES researchers Claudia Bieling and Tobias Plieninger and brings together contributions from leading scholars in the field and innovative models of landscape stewardship from around the world.
Special issue: Cross-scale feedbacks in sustainable land management
A special issue of Environmental Research Letters is focusing on this research frontier - the deadline for submission is 31st of October 2017
Join our PECS early career researchers at the Future Earth online conference August 16th
Future Earth is hosting an online conference to hear from and discuss with early career researchers. PECS will host an engaging session August 16th at 1pm (GMT+1)
SESyP - Identifying social-ecological properties benefitting biodiversity and food security
This newly endorsed project investigates the properties of social-ecological systems that benefit both biodiversity conservation and food security (and which may benefit one but not the other).
One Health for a changing world
New open access special issue exploring the complex interactions between ecosystems, diseases and poverty dynamics.
Anthropocene visioning
How can we develop a suite of alternative, plausible and positive visions for Good Anthropocenes?
Learning for landscapes
At a recent workshop on a farm in South Africa, researchers and other professionals in sustainability discussed how they can work with groups across the country, from farmers to conservation organisations, to restore landscapes.


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PECS - Programme on Ecosystem Change and Society

Stockholm Resilience Centre

Stockholm University
SE-106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
Visiting address: Kräftriket 2


The Program on Ecosystem Change and Society (PECS), is a new initiative jointly sponsored by ICSU and UNESCO. It aims to integrate research on the stewardship of social–ecological system and the relationships among natural capital, human wellbeing, livelihoods, inequality and poverty.