PECS 2015 conference a resounding success
PECS 2015 gathered 230 people from 23 countries, from within and beyond the PECS network, who shared cutting-edge research insights on social-ecological dynamics in the Anthropocene.
2015 PECS conference - Social-ecological dynamics in the Anthropocene
The conference starts tomorrow. The Full Programme is available here
Gathering visions of “Good Anthropocenes”
We are currently building a database of diverse visions of alternate, positive futures - that we call "seeds". We want to gather seeds from a large diversity of people, disciplines and regions, and we hope you will help us!
Drivers of Disease leads high-level One Health symposium
A high-level symposium, ‘One Health in the Real Word: zoonoses, ecosystems and wellbeing’, is being co-organised by the ESPA -funded Dynamic Drivers of Disease in Africa Consortium .
Advancing sustainability through a social-ecological perspective
The concept of social-ecological systems describes how social systems and ecological systems are inherently interlinked. Advances in sustainability science and practice have been inspired by this growing recognition.
Dynamic disease scenarios in Africa
Explore , a website considering the possible futures for the four diseases in five African countries studied by the Dynamic Drivers of Disease in Africa team.
PECS special issue in Ecology and Society - new papers
Two new papers of the PECS Special Issue in Ecology and Society have now been published and are available online.
Social-Ecological research for decision making
Guide for the design of interdisciplinary courses on social ecological systems for decision making
New PECS projects
Two new transdisciplinary social-ecological projects, in Mexico and Sweden, have recently been endorsed by PECS.
Workshop on “Ecosystem service trade-offs and synergies: synthesizing and learning across case-studies”
PECS workshop held between 28-30th January 2015, Stockholm, Sweden


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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.