The ‘enabling city’: enhancing creative community resilience

May 31, 2012 Get Resilient 0

Contributor: Chiara Camponeschi 2007 marked a significant moment in human history; for the first time ever, more people lived in cities than in rural areas. Today, as an ‘urban species‘, we face the effects of […]

Dealing with flood against the tide of urbanisation in central Uganda

May 27, 2012 Get Resilient 0

Contributor: ‘Bob’ Munubi Abdallah ‘Bob’ Munubi Abdallah, shows how rapid population growth and urbanization can undermine resilience in spite of a good knowledge of the risks. The urban poor in some of the major urban […]

Salmon and resilience: beyond simple fixes

May 20, 2012 Get Resilient 0

Contributor: Joseph Cone Excerpted from the preface to Pathways to Resilience: Sustaining Salmon Ecosystems in a Changing World (Oregon Sea Grant, 2012). What is the path we’re on if it’s not a path to resilience? […]

Planetary boundaries research can move resilience into the policy mainstream

May 13, 2012 Get Resilient 0

Contributor: Will Bugler Ideas abound, but only a few gather the momentum to really change how we live. Anyone familiar with the TV show Dragon’s Den knows just how many people have brainwaves that they […]

Remapping the world: overcoming boundaries to a resilient future

May 1, 2012 Get Resilient 0

Contributor: Jens Ambsdorf In the last twenty years, we have made tremendous progress in imagining ways to create a better, more sustainable world. We see this vision documented in the declarations and guiding principles the […]