Approaching a state shift in Earth’s biosphere

Anthony D. Barnosky, Elizabeth A. Hadly, Jordi Bascompte, Eric L. Berlow, James H. Brown, Mikael Fortelius, Wayne M. Getz, JohnHarte, Alan Hastings, Pablo A. Marquet, Neo D. Martinez, Arne Mooers, Peter Roopnarine, Geerat Vermeij, John W. Williams, Rosemary Gillespie, Justin Kitzes, Charles Marshall, Nicholas Matzke, David P. Mindell, Eloy Revilla & Adam B. Smith.
Nature, Vol. 486, 7 de Junio, pp.52-58.

Early-warning signals for critical transitions

Marten Scheffer, Jordi Bascompte, William A. Brock, Victor Brovkin, Stephen R. Carpenter, Vasilis Dakos, Hermann Held, Egbert H. van Nes, Max Rietkerk & George Sugihara
Nature, Vol. 461, 3 de Setiembre, pp.53-59.

Resilience: Accounting for the Noncomputable

Stephen R. Carpenter, Carl Folke,
Marten Scheffer, and Frances Westley


Environmental sustainability in Uruguay: contributions from resilience thinking (Spanish version only)

Néstor Mazzeo, Cristina Zurbriggen, Micaela Trimble, Paula Bianchi, Isabel Gadino and Manfred Steffen

Environmental sustainability in Uruguay: contributions from resilience thinking

(Summary Version in R_ Mayo Sustentable Magazine /Spanish version only)

Néstor Mazzeo, Cristina Zurbriggen, Micaela Trimble, Paula Bianchi, Isabel Gadino y Manfred Steffen


Drinking Water in Maldonado: Contributions for the management in Laguna del Sauce basinda

Joaquín Beder, Paula Bianchi, Felipe Cedrés, Magdalena Fuentes, BambouPittaluga, Germán Taveira

Environmental Warming in Shallow Lakes: A Review of Potential Changes in Community Structure as Evidenced from Space-for-Time Substitution Approaches

Mariana Meerhoff, Franco Teixeira de Mello, Carla Kruk, Cecilia Alonso, Iván González-Bergonzoni, Juan Pablo Pacheco, Gissell Lacerot, Matías Arim, Meryem Beklioglu, Sandra Brucet, Guillermo Goyenola, Carlos Iglesias, Néstor Mazzeo, Sarian Kosten, Erik Jeppesen

Biomanipulation as a Restoration Tool to Combat Eutrophication: Recent Advances and Future Challenges

Erik Jeppesen, Martin Søndergaard, Torben L. Lauridsen,Thomas A. Davidson, Zhengwen Liu, Nestor Mazzeo,Carolina Trochine, Korhan Özkan, Henning S. Jensen, Dennis Trolle, Fernando Starling, Xavier Lazzaro,Liselotte S. Johansson, Rikke Bjerring, Lone Liboriussen,Søren E. Larsen, Frank Landkildehus, Sara Egemose, Mariana Meerhoff

Art-science interactions

Earth, Water and Sky: An Anthology of Environmental Poetry

Poerty Prizes from the South American Institute for Resilience and Sustainability Studies.

Dual thinking for scientists

Scheffer, M., J. Bascompte, T. K. Bjordam, S. R. Carpenter, L. B. Clarke, C. Folke, P. Marquet, N. Mazzeo, M. Meerhoff, O. Sala, and
F. R. Westley. 2015. Dual thinking for scientists. Ecology and Society 20(2): 3.


Exploring the relationship between political parties and climate change in Latin America. 
(Spanish version only)
Daniel Ryan (Postgraduate School of the Technological Institute of Buenos Aires)

Climate change, analysis and decision-making processes 
(Spanish version only)
Nestor Mazzeo (CURE - SARAS Institute), Paula Bianchi (Saras Institute) and Manfred Steefen

Gender and climate change in Latin America 
(Spanish version only)
Maria Teresa Arana Zegarra


Special Feature edited by Journal of Ecology. Synthesis of the main aspects analyzed during the III Conference SARAS² 2012

Shifts in plant functional types have time-dependent and regionally variable impacts on dryland ecosystem water balance

John B. Bradford, Daniel R. Schlaepfer, William K. Lauenroth and Ingrid C. Burke

Vegetation structure is as important as climate for explaining ecosystem function across Patagonian rangelands

Juan J. Gaitán, Gabriel E. Oliva, Donaldo E. Bran, Fernando T. Maestre,
Martín R. Aguiar, Esteban G. Jobbágy, Gustavo G. Buono, Daniela Ferrante,
Viviana B. Nakamatsu, Georgina Ciari, Jorge M. Salomone and Virginia Massara

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