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New publication on mainstreaming ecosystem-based adaptation into municipal planning

LUCID PhD Candidate Ebba Brink has co-authored an article in Global Environmental Change: Local levers for change: Mainstreaming ecosystem-based adaptation into municipal planning to foster sustainability transitions, with Dr Christine Wamsler, Associate Professor at LUCSUS, and Christopher Luederitz, a graduate of the LUMES program. The research was carried out in the context of two research projects: Sustainable Urban Transformation for … Continue reading



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International seminar on particpatory monitoring and management of biodiversity – Torsten Krause

Two years ago, as part of my PhD research in Amazon region of Ecuador, I studied if and how conservation areas, owned by Indigenous communities, are monitored and what role local people played in monitoring activities. The communities in which I did my research all received a financial incentive from the government to protect parts of their forests against intrusion, … Continue reading



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Mine Islar, expert advisor to IPBES: what it is, how it works

Mine’s personal page Graduate from the LUCID PhD school Mine Islar (pictured), who is now carrying out her post-doctoral research at LUCSUS, was recently nominated by the Turkish government to take part as an expert advisor in the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES). To date, this has entailed her involvement in two meetings each lasting a week, in … Continue reading



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