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Published: June 21, 2011

Stockholm hosts Planetary Stewardship workshop

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IGBP hosts an international workshop on Planetary Stewardship: solutions for responsible development at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in Stockholm, (13-15 June).

The workshop will bring together 30 leading experts on sustainable cities, sustainable resource chains and planetary sustainability. The links between global change, health, climate, food security and water security will all be explored in the three-day workshop.

More information: owen.gaffney@igbp.kva.se

The workshop is co-sponsored by the Stockholm Resilience Centre and the Swedish Secretariat for Environmental Earth System Science.

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