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Social dynamics and ecological regime shifts [Sustainability Science]

Tue, 09/01/2015 - 13:38
Regime shifts triggered by human activities and environmental changes have led to significant ecological and socioeconomic consequences in marine and terrestrial ecosystems worldwide. Ecological processes and feedbacks associated with regime shifts have received considerable attention, but human individual and collective behavior is rarely treated as an integrated component of such...
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Serious science education, with a chuckle [Science and Culture]

Tue, 09/01/2015 - 13:38
Global temperatures are rising. So are the oceans. Climate change has become inevitable and irreversible. To NASA climate scientist Josh Willis that sounds like the setup for a joke. “Greenland’s been on Jenny Craig,” he quipped at a public lecture in February. “It’s lost a couple trillion tons.” Climate scientist...
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