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.
Reflections from the PECS 2015 conference
This blog post was orginally posted on the Future Earth website, here.
Seeds of Good Anthropocenes - update
This is a short summary of longer post that was originally published at
PECS2015 conference keynote speaker videos
Here are videos of the keynote speakers, from the PECS2015 conference. Unfortunately the presentation by Steve Carpenter is not available due to a corrupt file.


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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


The Program on Ecosystem Change and Society (PECS), is a new initiative jointly sponsored by ICSU and UNESCO. It aims to integrate research on the stewardship of social–ecological system and the relationships among natural capital, human wellbeing, livelihoods, inequality and poverty.