Chapter 1: Introduction to a research agenda for environmental management – Through transdisciplinary, social science-rich environmental governance research

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Forty-seven years after the first Earth Day, environmental management problems remain some of humanity’s greatest unsolved challenges. Climate change, resource scarcity, air and water pollution, and biodiversity losses continue and are, in some cases, worsening over time (Berkes et al., 2003). Developing the capacity to success-fully understand these problems and their solutions therefore remains an important research agenda item.

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© Kathleen E. Halvorsen, Chelsea Schelly, Robert M. Handler, Erin C. Pischke and Jessie L. Knowlton 2019. Publisher's version of record: https://doi.org/10.4337/9781788115193.00009

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A Research Agenda for Environmental Management