AMBIO - Increasing collaboration between China and India in the environmental sciences to foster global sustainability
Published on December 28, 2021
We ranked the two countries on a variety of environmental challenges and solutions, illustrating quantitatively their environmental footprint and the parallels between them regarding the threats to their human populations and biodiversity.
Spatial-temporal assessment of water footprint, water scarcity and crop water productivity in a major crop production region
Published on April 2, 2019
This study has implications for revealing potential unsustainable conditions in irrigated agriculture worldwide.
Published on December 31, 2018
The broad purpose of the Goals and Objectives found in the plan is to aid Sebewaing in increasing the volume of recreational opportunities in an environmentally friendly fashion that will attract visitors to the Village.
Published on November 5, 2018
Hydropower has been the leading source of renewable energy across the world, accounting for up to 71% of this supply as of 2016
ECOLOGY, ECONOMY AND SOCIETY - An integrated framework for achieving sustainable development goals around the world
Published on September 15, 2018
One of the biggest global challenges is to achieve the United Nationsâ€Ÿ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), agreed upon by 193 countries in 2015
Published on May 31, 2018
Rural areas around the world are increasingly exposed to natural disasters.
Published on April 20, 2018
We conducted a network experiment to estimate the role of informal boundary spanners—individuals who cross internal organizational boundaries via their informal social networks—for diffusing innovations in a large ENGO.
Published on November 26, 2017
This paper presents an integrated framework of metacoupling: human-nature interactions within a system (intracoupling), between distant systems (telecoupling), and between adjacent systems (pericoupling).
Quantifying changes in water use and groundwater availability in a megacity using novel integrated systems modeling
Published on August 31, 2017
Water sustainability in megacities is a growing challenge with far-reaching effects.
Published on March 21, 2017
Livestock are a major human-induced threat to wildlife worldwide, especially in forest landscapes where livestock degrade the food and habitat of forest-dwelling wildlife
Published on October 12, 2016
Urban areas such as megacities (those with populations greater than 10 million) are hotspots of global water use and thus face intense water management challenges
Published on February 17, 2016
This is the first book to synthesize the findings and approaches of long-term integrated research in a model coupled human and natural system, and to illustrate their applications to regional, national, and global scales.
WATER INTERNATIONAL -- Telecoupling in urban water systems: an examination of Beijing's imported water supply
Published on December 3, 2015
We apply the new telecoupling framework to the water-stressed megacity of Beijing’s imported water supply.
Published on September 11, 2015
In an introduction to the special feature, we provide an overview of CHANS feedbacks. In addition, we synthesize key CHANS feedbacks that emerged in the papers across agricultural, forest, and urban landscapes.
ASIA AND THE PACIFIC POLICY STUDIES -- Forest Sustainability in China and Implications for a Telecoupled World
Published on December 19, 2013
Using the framework of telecoupling we found that China’s forest cover increase is affected by multiple telecoupling processes and their interactions with each other and with other factors.
The Housing Bomb: Why Our Addiction to Houses Is Destroying the Environment and Threatening Our Society
Published on November 15, 2013
Explaining how and why our growing addiction to houses has taken the humble American dream and twisted it into an environmental and societal nightmare.
Published on September 28, 2013
My dissertation research is developing a decision-support tool to ensure that the fish, the fishery, and the livelihoods dependent upon them remain sustainable in the face of climate change.
Published on June 21, 2013
We propose an integrated framework based on telecoupling, an umbrella concept that refers to socioeconomic and environmental interactions over distances.
Published on June 14, 2013
Using data gathered from the Wolong Nature Reserve since 1995, we examined the effects of group size on both collective action and resource outcomes while controlling for potential confounding factors.
Evaluation of Ecosystem Service Policies from Biophysical and Social Perspectives: The Case of China
Published on March 13, 2013
China has been implementing many large-scale ecosystem service policies. This article highlights three major ones – Nature Reserve System, Natural Forest Conservation Program, and Grain-to-Green Program.