PECS II open science conference: 1st call for submissions
Calls for symposia, workshops and innovative sessions for the second PECS open science conference are now open.
Gender and resilience for global environmental change
A new special issue published by AMBIO highlights the importance of making gender a central aspect of research on resilience to global environmental change.
Bright Spots: seeds of a good Anthropocene
Global examples of a thriving sustainable social-ecological future published
PECS 2017 conference - keynote speakers confirmed
The second PECS conference will be held in Oaxaca, Mexico, between November 7-10 2017
Conserving Central India Network
This is a network of researchers, NGOs and managers dedicated to conserving biodiversity, improving livelihoods, and fostering sustainable development in the landscapes of the Central Indian Highlands through the application of science.
Nature in the City
Nature in the City: Bengaluru in the Past, Present and Future" describe changes in nature in the landscape of Bengaluru India, using a deep historical perspective.
Special issue on cross-scale feedbacks
Achieving sustainability goals will require confronting a range of environmental and social externalities and feedbacks that occur across different spatial scales.
A synthesis for everyone: 5 years of work in Romania
After five years of work in Southern Transylvania, the Sustainable Landscapes in Romania project has now officially finished.
Getting at resilience from a network governance perspective
Can the resilience of place-based social-ecological systems (SES) in isolated geographies be measured, and at what governance scale should communities and regions be governed for high resilience?
New members of the PECS Scientific Committee
We welcome three new members of the PECS Scientific Committee.


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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

+46 734 60 70 68


The Programme on Ecosystem Change and Society (PECS), is a core project of Future Earth. It aims to integrate research on the stewardship of social–ecological system and the relationships among natural capital, human wellbeing, livelihoods, inequality and poverty.