What happens when the gold disappears?

By Anna Frohn Pedersen How does the future look for the millions of people whose livelihoods depend on non-renewable resources, and how can such livelihoods become more sustainable? Together with Jonas Ø. Nielsen, Cecilie Friis and Jesper B. Jønsson, I explore these questions, taking departure in the artisanal and small-scale gold mining sector of Tanzania.…

Visualizing connections across people, places and scales – Key lessons learned from a systematic review of telecoupling visualizations

By Gabi Sonderegger To many of us scientists, visuals are key to many of our research activities. We use them to structure our thoughts during initial brainstorming sessions, to share and discuss ideas during moments of fruitful exchange with colleagues, or to identify relevant trends and patterns in our preliminary results. And probably most common,…

Building a green Belt and Road Initiative? First steps on a long road ahead.

Cover Photo: Moračica Bridge of the Bar-Boljare Highway in Montenegro / photo taken by Johanna Coenen By Johanna Coenen and Simon Bager China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is a young, yet fast developing framework of activities aimed at improving regional and trans-continental cooperation and connectivity through investments, trade, and infrastructure projects. In fall 2013,…