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Domesticated Landscapes of the Peloponnese (DoLP) integrates archaeological, historical, environmental and climatological perspectives in a comparative study of human-environment interaction in the variegated landscapes of the Peloponnese from Neolithic to Roman times.
Long-term Sustainability through Place-Based, Small-Scale Economies: Approaches from Historical Ecology
This project examines the importance of place-based, small-scale economies. Archaeological, ethnohistorical, and paleoenvironmental studies test our hypothesis that community sustainability has been directly linked to community scale and food diversity.
Preservation, Decolonization and Sovereignty Reclamation at the Fort Apache and Theodore Roosevelt National Historic Landmark, Arizona
The partnership between the White Mountain Apache Tribe and the Fort Apache Heritage Foundation is enhancing and expanding self-sufficiency, self-determination, self-representation, self-governance, and peer recognition through sovereignty-driven research, training, and conservation.
This interdisciplinary research programme draws together scientists from mainly the UK and China with the aim of assessing the sustainability of modern agriculture across China through understanding its regional social-ecological dynamics.
The HERCULES project strives for the empowerment of public and private actors to protect, manage, and plan for sustainable landscapes at local, national, and Pan-European scales
A major cross-cutting research initiative of the North Atlantic Biocultural Organizaton (NABO), Global Human Ecodynamics Alliance (GHEA) and the Nordic Network for Interdisciplinary Environmental Studies (NIES).
The Southwest Case in IHOPE is a product of research by the Long-term Vulnerability and Transformation Project (LTVTP), based at Arizona State University and involving involves researchers from many institutions.
This project undertakes the long-term study of urban resilience across the world – from the development of urbanism 10,000 years ago until modern times.
Drawing on the collaboration of several archaeologists, paleogeographers, ecologists, and computational modelers, a consortium of scientists is reexamining the Central American Maya Lowlands–the 250,000 km2 of the Yucatan Peninsula–from the rise of Maya complex society to its demise (400 BCE-900 CE).
This research presents a method to identify candidate features of a resilient versus vulnerable social-ecological system, and employs complex systems science, using computer simulation to explore this topic using the ancient Maya as an example.