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Equity and sustainability in the Anthropocene: a social–ecological systems perspective on their intertwined futures

Leach, Melissa; Reyers, Belinda; Bai, Xuemei; Brondizio, Eduardo S.; Cook, Christina; Diaz, Sandra; Espindola, Giovana; Scobie, Michelle; Stafford-Smith, Mark; Subramanian, Suneetha


It is no longer possible nor desirable to address the dual challenges of equity and sustainability separately. Instead, they require new thinking and approaches which recognize their interlinkages, as well as the multiple perspectives and dimensions involved. We illustrate how equity and sustainability are intertwined, and how a complex social–ecological systems lens brings together advances from across the social and natural sciences to show how (in)equity and (un)sustainability are produced...[Show more]

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Date published: 2018-11-30
Type: Journal article
Source: Global Sustainability
DOI: 10.1017/sus.2018.12
Access Rights: Open Access

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