Berta Martín-López interview: The paradigm of nature's contributions to people
Recently Future Earth interviewed Dr Berta Martín-López, from the PECS SC, regarding the concepts of Nature's Contributions to People and Indigenous and Local Knowledge.
IPBES Assessment Report on Land Degradation and Restoration
Worsening worldwide land degradation now ‘critical’ - undermining well-being of 3.2 billion People.
Sustainable Land Management in a global context
This PECS-endorsed research programme has come to its end after more than eight years. It has produced some fantastic knowledge synthesis material.
Special issue on "Multiple Values for the Management and Sustainable Use of Coastal and Marine Ecosystem Services"
This Special Issue will collect papers that explicitly deal with the interface of multiple values and ecosystem services, in coastal and marine SES.
PECSII overview, photos and videos
The PECS-II conference showcased place-based research and how it can help us work towards global sustainability in the Anthropocene
Seedbeds of Transformation: The Role of Science with Society and the SDGs in Africa
This conference will focus on transformations and the Sustainable Development Goals in Africa. Proposals for conference sessions and applications for interested participants seeking travel support are possible. The deadline for both calls is 9 February 2018.
Blogging from PECSII conference
We invited 5 young researchers to reflect on some of the sessions they participated at during the PECS conference in Oaxaca.
PECS at Resilience 2017 conference
The Resilience 2017 conference kicks off today, 20th August, in Stockholm, Sweden. PECS is represented all through the week.
Exploring sustainability in the Indian context
New online interdisciplinary course run by Azim Premji University, and co-led by PECS SC member Harini Nagendra.
New book out - The Science and Practice of Landscape Stewardship
The recent book “The Science and Practice of Landscape Stewardship” is edited by HERCULES researchers Claudia Bieling and Tobias Plieninger and brings together contributions from leading scholars in the field and innovative models of landscape stewardship from around the world.


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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.