Modelling socioecological thresholds: predicting a safe and just operating space for humanity in the global ocean

Outline and objectives: The global oceans represent a crucial component of the Earth’s system and provide billions of people with core ecosystem services. Yet there is high uncertainty about the ecological status of the worlds’ marine ecosystems and increasing evidence of ocean tipping points and regime shifts from multiple human…

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2 – The interdependency of social and natural capital in a coastal marine economy

Project outline and objectives: Environmental public policy is increasingly focusing on the different forms of capital (physical, social, human, and natural) that are needed to maintain or improve quality of life. The interconnection among these forms of capital has garnered a great amount conceptual consideration in business and economic development,…

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