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Table of Contents: Volume 12, Issue 1

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Looking Forward, Looking Back
Lance Gunderson and Carl Folke
Guest Editorial
Restoring Riverine Landscapes: The Challenge of Identifying Priorities, Reference States, and Techniques
Christer Nilsson, Roland Jansson, Björn Malmqvist, and Robert J Naiman
Powerless Spectators, Coping Actors, and Adaptive Co-managers: a Synthesis of the Role of Communities in Ecosystem Management
Christo Fabricius, Carl Folke, Georgina Cundill, and Lisen Schultz
Young Scholars Dialogue
Linking Futures across Scales: a Dialog on Multiscale Scenarios
Reinette Biggs, Ciara Raudsepp-Hearne, Carol Atkinson-Palombo, Erin Bohensky, Emily Boyd, Georgina Cundill, Helen Fox, Scott Ingram, Kasper Kok, Stephanie Spehar, Maria Tengö, Dagmar Timmer, and Monika Zurek
Conceptualizing and Operationalizing Social Resilience within Commercial Fisheries in Northern Australia
Nadine A Marshall and Paul A Marshall
Facilitating Cooperation During Times Of Chaos: Spontaneous Orders And Muddling Through In Malinau District, Indonesia
Eva Wollenberg, Ramses Iwan, Godwin Limberg, Moira Moeliono, Steve Rhee, and Made Sudana
A Review of Tools for Incorporating Community Knowledge, Preferences, and Values into Decision Making in Natural Resources Management
Timothy Lynam, Wil de Jong, Douglas Sheil, Trikurnianti Kusumanto, and Kirsten Evans
The Dynamics of Social Capital and Conflict Management in Multiple Resource Regimes: A Case of the Southwestern Highlands of Uganda
Pascal C Sanginga, Rick N Kamugisha, and Andrienne M Martin
Factors Contributing to the Cultural and Spatial Variability of Landscape Burning by Native Peoples of Interior Alaska
David C. Natcher, Monika Calef, Orville Huntington, Sarah Trainor, Henry P. Huntington, La’ona DeWilde, Scott Rupp, and F. Stuart Chapin III
Expert and Generalist Local Knowledge about Land-cover Change on South Africa’s Wild Coast: Can Local Ecological Knowledge Add Value to Science?
Nigel Chalmers and Christo Fabricius
How to Set Up a Research Framework to Analyze Social–Ecological Interactive Processes in a Rural Landscape
Marc Deconchat, Annick Gibon, Alain Cabanettes, Gaétan du Bus de Warnaffe, Mark Hewison, Eric Garine, André Gavaland, Jean-Paul Lacombe, Sylvie Ladet, Claude Monteil, Annie Ouin, Jean-Pierre Sarthou, Anne Sourdril, and Gérard Balent
City Life in the Midst of the Forest: a Punan Hunter-Gatherer’s Vision of Conservation and Development
Patrice Levang, Soaduon Sitorus, and Edmond Dounias
Social Learning in European River-Basin Management: Barriers and Fostering Mechanisms from 10 River Basins
Erik Mostert, Claudia Pahl-Wostl, Yvonne Rees, Brad Searle, David Tŕbara, and Joanne Tippett
Illuminating the Possibilities for Social Learning in the Management of Scotland’s Water
Ray Ison and Drennan Watson
Time Series of Landscape Fragmentation Caused by Transportation Infrastructure and Urban Development: a Case Study from Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Jochen A. G. Jaeger, Hans-Georg Schwarz-von Raumer, Heide Esswein, Manfred Müller, and Manfred Schmidt-Lüttmann
The European Water Framework Directive: How Ecological Assumptions Frame Technical and Social Change
Patrick Steyaert and Guillaume Ollivier
Improving the Effectiveness of Interventions to Balance Conservation and Development: a Conceptual Framework
Stephen T Garnett, Jeffrey Sayer, and Johan du Toit
The Implications of Global Priorities for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services Associated with Protected Areas
Christopher R. Pyke
Methods for Developing Multiscale Participatory Scenarios: Insights from Southern Africa and Europe
Kasper Kok, Reinette (Oonsie) Biggs, and Monika Zurek
The Rauischholzhausen Agenda for Road Ecology
Inga A. Roedenbeck, Lenore Fahrig, C. Scott Findlay, Jeff E Houlahan, Jochen A. G. Jaeger, Nina Klar, Stephanie Kramer-Schadt, and Edgar A van der Grift
A Multisector Framework for Assessing Community-Based Forest Management: Lessons from Madagascar
Daniela B Raik and Daniel J Decker
Evaluating Discontinuities in Complex Systems: Toward Quantitative Measures of Resilience
Craig Stow, Craig R Allen, and Ahjond S Garmestani
Enhancing the Fit through Adaptive Co-management: Creating and Maintaining Bridging Functions for Matching Scales in the Kristianstads Vattenrike Biosphere Reserve, Sweden
Per Olsson, Carl Folke, Victor Galaz, Thomas Hahn, and Lisen Schultz
The Problem of Fit between Ecosystems and Institutions: Ten Years Later
Carl Folke, Lowell Pritchard, Jr., Fikret Berkes, Johan Colding, and Uno Svedin
Tackling Biocomplexity with Meta-models for Species Risk Assessment
Philip J. Nyhus, Robert Lacy, Frances R Westley, Philip Miller, Harrie Vredenburg, Paul Paquet, and John Pollak
The Most Resilient Show on Earth: The Circus as a Model for Viewing Identity, Change, and Chaos
Philip A Loring
Restoring Environmental Flows by Modifying Dam Operations
Brian D. Richter and Gregory A. Thomas
Revealing the Driving Forces of Mid-Cities Urban Growth Patterns Using Spatial Modeling: a Case Study of Los Ángeles, Chile
Mauricio I. Aguayo, Thorsten Wiegand, Gerardo D. Azócar, Kerstin Wiegand, and Claudia E. Vega
Pausing at the Brink of Interdisciplinarity: Power and Knowledge at the Meeting of Social and Biophysical Science
Dena P MacMynowski
Focusing the Meaning(s) of Resilience: Resilience as a Descriptive Concept and a Boundary Object
Fridolin Simon Brand and Kurt Jax
Resilience, Panarchy, and World-Systems Analysis
Nicholas M. Gotts
A Cognition-based View of Decision Processes in Complex Social–Ecological Systems
Kathi K. Beratan
Comparing Expert-Based Science With Local Ecological Knowledge: What Are We Afraid Of?
A response to: Brook and McLachlan. 2005. “On Using Expert-Based Science to “Test” Local Ecological Knowledge”
Grant Gilchrist and Mark L Mallory
Choice of Index Determines the Relationship between Corruption and Environmental Sustainability
A response to: Morse. 2006. “Is Corruption Bad for Environmental Sustainability? A Cross-National Analysis.”
Robert M Ewers and Robert J Smith
Assumptive Error and Overestimation of Effects in Wildlife Model Output
A response to: Schneider et al. 2003. “Managing the Cumulative Impacts of Land Uses in the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin: A Modeling Approach”
Donald E. Harron
Scenarios are Plausible Stories about the Future, not Forecasts
A response to: Harron. 2007. “Assumptive Error and Overestimation of Effects in Wildlife Model Output”
Richard R. Schneider, Stan Boutin, J. Brad Stelfox, and Shawn Wasel
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