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July 10, 2019

In this MOOC, participants learn theory, methods and tools to understand the landscapes we live in and to solve landscape-related environmental problems. GLP Fellow Harini Nagendra is among the faculty for the course, which is now in its second year and is being offered by ETH Zuerich.

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August 15, 2018

GLP Fellow Harini Nagendra and Xuemei Bai, authors of a new Perspective paper in Nature Sustainability, call for a renewed research focus on urbanization in the south and discuss the challenges and consequences of this pursuit.

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August 19, 2017

Azim Premji University has just launched its first online course 'Exploring Sustainability in the Indian Context'. This 5 week course, which is anchored by SSC Member Harini Nagendra, provides an integrated introduction to what sustainability means in the context of a country like India, with its social, environmental and economic challenges that need to be addressed simultaneously. 

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June 22, 2017

Current research recognizes the inherent complexity of ecosystems and the inability to foresee all consequences of interventions across different spatial, temporal, and administrative scales. Ecosystem management is thus seen as a “wicked problem” that has no clear-cut solution, write GLP Member Ruth DeFries and GLP SSC Member Harini Nagendra in Science.

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