Upcoming Events

Upcoming

Use of Systems Thinking Archetypes in Socio-Environmental Modeling

WED. 15 FEB. 2023, 13:00 – 14:30 (EDT UTC -5)
WED. 15 FEB. 2023, 19:00 – 20:30 (CET UTC +1)
THUR. 16 FEB. 2023, 05:00 – 06:30 (AEDT UTC +11)
Sondoss Elsawah
Laura Schmitt Olabisi
et al.

Solving problems of sustainability requires understanding social and environmental systems as being tightly coupled. Each system’s individual components or parts interact in complex ways, and feedbacks—or how change in one part of the system affects other system parts—determine the dynamics of socio

Reframing Rangeland Sustainability Science

3:00 p.m. ET

Triangulating Ecological Variability, Pastoralist Livelihoods, and Knowledge Systems in Kenya

A wide range of social science research has shown how the expertise of pastoralists enables them to thrive in highly variable rangeland environments, often modifying their livelihood practices in complex

Coyotes, Conflict, and Cities

1:00 p.m. ET
Christopher Schell
This talk discusses how social heterogeneity in the built environment contributes to human-carnivore conflict using lessons from the coyote (Canis latrans).

Urban Gardens and Environmental Injustices

1:00 p.m. ET
Melanie Malone
This talk will summarize methods used to address risk for contamination faced by gardeners in urban community gardens and provide detailed recommendations of how community researchers can collaboratively work with community members and resist oppressive systems of risk.

COVID-19 Economic Impact on Fisheries Workers

11:00 a.m. ET
Tu Nguyen

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted global fisheries. Restaurant closures, transportation and border restrictions, and surging demand for non-perishable seafood products are examples of supply and demand shifts in the seafood industry. Fisheries workers have been economically affected by these

Chinatowns as Alternative Food Networks

11:00 a.m. ET
Theresa Ong

Urban food systems like the Victory Gardens of WWI and WWII emerge and react to socio-economic distress but often disappear post disaster. Distress from the COVID-19 pandemic places cities dependent on long-distance supply chains at risk of both disease and food insecurity. One alternative urban