Catalysing transdisciplinary synthesis in ecosystem science and management

Specht, A., Gordon, I.J., Groves, R.H., Lambers, H., and Phinn, S.R. (2015) Catalysing transdisciplinary synthesis in ecosystem science and management. Science of the Total Environment, 534. pp. 1-3.

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[Extract] Ten years have elapsed since the publication of the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment (MEA, 2005), which highlighted both the plight of our planet's ecosystems and the attendant threat to the services they provide to humanity. The MEA was a call to action for citizens, governments, industry and scientists to understand why ecosystems are degrading, and to find solutions that are practical and timely in halting the degradation and restoring ecosystem function and service provision. Ecosystem science is at the forefront of developing the required understanding and finding the solutions. We need to find new ways of analysing and synthesising available information to inform policy and action on the ground.

Item ID: 42707
Item Type: Article (Editorial)
ISSN: 1879-1026
Funders: Australian Centre for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis (ACEAS), Terrestrial Ecosystem Research Network (TERN)
Date Deposited: 24 Feb 2016 23:06
FoR Codes: 05 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES > 0502 Environmental Science and Management > 050299 Environmental Science and Management not elsewhere classified @ 100%
SEO Codes: 96 ENVIRONMENT > 9605 Ecosystem Assessment and Management > 960599 Ecosystem Assessment and Management not elsewhere classified @ 100%
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