Newell, Edward (Barry); Crumley, Carole L; Hassan, Nordin; Lambin, Eric F; Pahl-Wostl, Claudia; Underdal, Arild; Wasson, Robert J
Knowledge integration, the blending of concepts from two or more disciplines to create innovative new worldviews, is a key process in attempts to increase the sustainability of human activities on Earth. In this paper, we describe a 'conceptual template'that can be used to catalyse this process. The template comprises (a) a list of high-level concepts that capture the essential aspects of any significant human-environment problem, plus (b) broad lists of low-level basic concepts drawn from a...[Show more]
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