Check out this #1 paper in geography and #3 in social sciences at the time of writing: An investigation of the interfaces between environmental justice and political ecology by Hanne Svarstad & Tor A Benjaminsen.
Current political-economic systems cannot ensure sustainable futures. In a new study, Arild Vatn argues that institutional structures are at the root of this problem and suggests changes that could take societies onto a sustainable development path.
Plant breeding is essential to food production, climate-change adaptation and sustainable development. A new book brings together farmers and plant breeders across a diversity of crops from around the world to provide solutions towards transformation and food security. Edited by Ola Westengen and Tone Winge.
A no-deal Brexit may be the optimum outcome for the EU because it would illustrate the folly of leaving and crystallise the benefits of membership, argues Noragric PhD Fellow Paul Beaumont in New Perspectives
Social Darwinism - 'survival of the fittest' - has been used to justify racism, imperialism and more. In a new study, Connor Cavanagh examines the concept's effect on forest conservation in East Africa, arguing for the need for 'truth & reconciliation' in relation to these issues.
The food systems on which humanity depends face multiple threats in the 21st Century, yet the governance of these systems is under-researched. Siri Eriksen collaborates with the World Bank, CGIAR and several other institutions to propose a comprehensive research agenda for the coming years.
Harvesting water via the ancient tula wells in Ethiopia has relied on indigenous knowledge and technology. This is all changing in recent years, so what is the future for the Borana water management system? Waktole Tiki and Gufu Oba in 'Nomadic Peoples'.