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Table of Contents: Volume 21, Issue 1

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Guest Editorial
Opportunities and challenges for multicriteria assessment of food system sustainability
Hugo F. Alrøe, Henrik Moller, Jeppe Læssøe, and Egon Noe
Research
Social organization influences the exchange and species richness of medicinal plants in Amazonian homegardens
Isabel Díaz-Reviriego, Lara González-Segura, Álvaro Fernández-Llamazares, Patricia L. Howard, José Luis Molina, and Victoria Reyes-García
Local perceptions as a guide for the sustainable management of natural resources: empirical evidence from a small-scale society in Bolivian Amazonia
Álvaro Fernández-Llamazares, Isabel Díaz-Reviriego, Maximilien Guèze, Mar Cabeza, Aili Pyhälä, and Victoria Reyes-García
Hydropower vs. fisheries conservation: a test of institutional design principles for common-pool resource management in the lower Mekong basin social-ecological system
Sergio Villamayor-Tomas, Mikayel Avagyan, Marit Firlus, Georg Helbing, and Margarita Kabakova
Social success of in-stream habitat improvement: from fisheries enhancement to the delivery of multiple ecosystem services
Maare Marttila, Kirsi Kyllönen, and Timo P Karjalainen
Climate adaptation, institutional change, and sustainable livelihoods of herder communities in northern Tibet
Jun Wang, Yang Wang, Shuangcheng Li, and Dahe Qin
Safeguarding what and for whom? The role of institutional fit in shaping REDD+ in Mexico
Constance L. McDermott and Claudia Ituarte-Lima
The role of Amazonian anthropogenic soils in shifting cultivation: learning from farmers’ rationales
André B. Junqueira, Conny J. M. Almekinders, Tjeerd-Jan Stomph, Charles R. Clement, and Paul C. Struik
Climate adaptation, transitions, and socially innovative action-research approaches
Inês S Campos, Filipe M Alves, João Dinis, Monica Truninger, André Vizinho, and Gil Penha-Lopes
Social-ecological drivers of multiple ecosystem services: what variables explain patterns of ecosystem services across the Norrström drainage basin?
Megan Meacham, Cibele Queiroz, Albert V Norström, and Garry D Peterson
Reconciling contradictory narratives of landscape change using the adaptive cycle: a case study from southeastern Australia
Andrea Rawluk and Allan Curtis
Building institutional capacity for environmental governance through social entrepreneurship: lessons from Canadian biosphere reserves
Colleen George and Maureen G. Reed
Endangered species management and ecosystem restoration: finding the common ground
Michael L Casazza, Cory T Overton, Thuy-Vy D Bui, Joshua M Hull, Joy D Albertson, Valary K Bloom, Steven Bobzien, Jennifer McBroom, Marilyn Latta, Peggy Olofson, Tobias M Rohmer, Steven Schwarzbach, Donald R Strong, Erik Grijalva, Julian K Wood, Shannon M Skalos, and John Takekawa
Integrating local pastoral knowledge, participatory mapping, and species distribution modeling for risk assessment of invasive rubber vine (Cryptostegia grandiflora) in Ethiopia’s Afar region
Matthew W. Luizza, Tewodros Wakie, Paul H. Evangelista, and Catherine S. Jarnevich
From Subsistence to Commercial Hunting: Technical Shift in Cynegetic Practices Among Southern Cameroon Forest Dwellers During the 20th Century
Edmond Dounias
Integrating traditional knowledge when it appears to conflict with conservation: lessons from the discovery and protection of sitatunga in Ghana
Jana M. McPherson, Joy Sammy, Donna J. Sheppard, John J. Mason, Typhenn A. Brichieri-Colombi, and Axel Moehrenschlager
Local knowledge production, transmission, and the importance of village leaders in a network of Tibetan pastoralists coping with environmental change
Kelly A. Hopping, Ciren Yangzong, and Julia A. Klein
Cooperative and adaptive transboundary water governance in Canada’s Mackenzie River Basin: status and prospects
Michelle Morris and Rob C de Loë
Resilience to climate change in a cross-scale tourism governance context: a combined quantitative-qualitative network analysis
Tobias Luthe and Romano Wyss
How to build science-action partnerships for local land-use planning and management: lessons from Durban, South Africa
Jessica Cockburn, Mathieu Rouget, Rob Slotow, Debra Roberts, Richard Boon, Errol Douwes, Sean O'Donoghue, Colleen T. Downs, Shomen Mukherjee, Walter Musakwa, Onisimo Mutanga, Tarombera Mwabvu, John Odindi, Alfred Odindo, Şerban Procheş, Syd Ramdhani, Jayanti Ray-Mukherjee, Sershen, M. Corrie Schoeman, Albertus J Smit, Edilegnaw Wale, and Sandi Willows-Munro
Sediments and herbivory as sensitive indicators of coral reef degradation
Christopher H. R. Goatley, Roberta M. Bonaldo, Rebecca J. Fox, and David R. Bellwood
Operationalizing ecosystem-based adaptation: harnessing ecosystem services to buffer communities against climate change
Christine Wamsler, Lisa Niven, Thomas H. Beery, Torleif Bramryd, Nils Ekelund, K. Ingemar Jönsson, Adelina Osmani, Thomas Palo, and Sanna Stålhammar
Professional ecological knowledge: an unrecognized knowledge domain within natural resource management
Forrest Fleischman and David D. Briske
Toward an Integrative Perspective on Social Learning in System Innovation Initiatives
Pieter J. Beers, Barbara van Mierlo, and Anne-Charlotte Hoes
Ways of farming and ways of thinking: do farmers’ mental models of the landscape relate to their land management practices?
Carole Vuillot, Nadège Coron, François Calatayud, Clélia Sirami, Raphael Mathevet, and Annick Gibon
Challenging the win-win discourse on conservation and development: analyzing support for marine protected areas
Tomas Chaigneau and Katrina Brown
Grazing game: a learning tool for adaptive management in response to climate variability in semiarid areas of Ghana
Grace B Villamor and Biola K Badmos
Theorizing benefits and constraints in collaborative environmental governance: a transdisciplinary social-ecological network approach for empirical investigations
Örjan Bodin, Garry Robins, Ryan R. J. McAllister, Angela M. Guerrero, Beatrice Crona, Maria Tengö, and Mark Lubell
Evaluating the process of ecological restoration
Christer Nilsson, Asa L. Aradottir, Dagmar Hagen, Guðmundur Halldórsson, Kenneth Høegh, Ruth J. Mitchell, Karsten Raulund-Rasmussen, Kristín Svavarsdóttir, Anne Tolvanen, and Scott D. Wilson
A matter of ephemerality: the study of Kel Tadrart Tuareg (southwest Libya) campsites via quantitative spatial analysis
Stefano Biagetti, Jonas Alcaina-Mateos, and Enrico R. Crema
Ecosystem service trade-offs and synergies misunderstood without landscape history
Stephanie A. Tomscha and Sarah E. Gergel
Interhousehold variability and its effects on seed circulation networks: a case study from northern Cameroon
Jean Wencélius, Mathieu Thomas, Pierre Barbillon, and Eric Garine
Synthesis
The power problematic: exploring the uncertain terrains of political ecology and the resilience framework
Micah L Ingalls and Richard C Stedman
Rights for resilience: food sovereignty, power, and resilience in development practice
Marygold Walsh-Dilley, Wendy Wolford, and James McCarthy
The study of human values in understanding and managing social-ecological systems
Natalie A. Jones, Sylvie Shaw, Helen Ross, Katherine Witt, and Breanna Pinner
Opportunities to utilize traditional phenological knowledge to support adaptive management of social-ecological systems vulnerable to changes in climate and fire regimes
Christopher A. Armatas, Tyron J. Venn, Brooke B. McBride, Alan E. Watson, and Steve J. Carver
Conceptualizing power to study social-ecological interactions
Wiebren J Boonstra
Sustainability assessment and complementarity
Hugo F. Alrøe and Egon Noe
The relationship between ecological restoration and the ecosystem services concept
Sasha Alexander, James Aronson, Oliver Whaley, and David Lamb
Insight
Graduate students navigating social-ecological research: insights from the Long-Term Ecological Research Network
Sydne Record, Paige F. B. Ferguson, Elise Benveniste, Rose A Graves, Vera W Pfeiffer, Michele Romolini, Christie E Yorke, and Ben Beardmore
Hydraulic engineering in the social-ecological delta: understanding the interplay between social, ecological, and technological systems in the Dutch delta by means of “delta trajectories.”
Martijn F. van Staveren and Jan P. M. van Tatenhove
Disturbance and distributions: avoiding exclusion in a warming world
Douglas Sheil
Pathogens, disease, and the social-ecological resilience of protected areas
Alta De Vos, Graeme S. Cumming, David H. M. Cumming, Judith M. Ament, Julia Baum, Hayley S Clements, John D Grewar, Kristine Maciejewski, and Christine Moore
Africa’s game changers and the catalysts of social and system innovation
Mark Swilling
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