Special Issue

Special Issue: Integrated global change and biodiversity research for a sustainable future.

Guest editors: Debra Zuppinger-Dingley, Cornelia Krug, Owen Petchey, Bernhard Schmid, Norman Backhaus and Michael E. Schaepman

Zuppinger-Dingley D., Krug C.B., Petchey O., Schmid B., Backhaus N. and Schaepman M.E. (2018). Editorial overview: Environmental change issues: Integrated global change and biodiversity research for a sustainable future. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 29 vii - xi doi: 10.1016/j.cosust.2018.05.019

Link to Full issuein Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 29

Contributions 

Abiven S.Altermatt F.Backhaus N.Deplazes-Zemp A.Furrer R.Korf B.Niklaus P.A.Schaepman-Strub G.Shimizu K.K.Zuppinger-Dingley D., Petchey O.L. and Schaepman M.E. (2017). Integrative research efforts at the boundary of biodiversity and global change research. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 29 215–222 doi:10.1016/j.cosust.2018.04.016

Allison H. and Brown C. (2017). A review of recent developments in ecosystem assessment and its role in policy evolution. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 29 57–62 doi:10.1016/j.cosust.2017.11.006

Balvanera P., Calderón-Contreras R., Castro A.J., Felipe-Lucia M.R., Geijzendorffer I.R., Jacobs S., Martín-López B., Arbieu U., Speranza C.I., Locatelli B., Harguindeguy N.P., Ruiz Mercado I., Spierenburg M.J., Vallet A., Lynes L. and Gillson L. (2017).  Interconnected place-based social–ecological research can inform global sustainability. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 2018, 29 1–7 doi:10.1016/j.cosust.2017.09.005

Emmenegger R., Rowan R., Zuppinger-Dingley D., Krug C., Parreño M.A., and Korf B. (2017). Ontology and integrative research on Global Environmental Change: towards a critical GEC science. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 29 131–137 doi:10.1016/j.cosust.2018.02.001

Geijzendorffer I.R., van Teeffelen A.J.A., Allison H., Braun D., Horgan K., Iturrate-Garcia M., Santos M.J., Pellissier L., Prieur-Richard A., Quatrini S., Sakai D., Zuppinger-Dingley D. (2017). How can global conventions for biodiversity and ecosystem services guide local conservation actions? Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 29 145-150 doi:10.1016/j.cosust.2017.12.011

Gonzalez A., Thompson P. and Loreau M. (2017). Spatial ecological networks: planning for sustainability in the long-term. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 29 187–197 doi:10.1016/j.cosust.2018.03.012

Ims R.A. and Yoccoz N.G. (2017). Ecosystem-based monitoring in the age of rapid climate change and new technologies. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 29 170–176 doi:10.1016/j.cosust.2018.01.003

Krug C.B., Schaepman M.E., Shannon L.J., Cavender-Bares J., Cheung W., McIntyre P.B., Metzger J.P., Niinemets Ü., Obura D.O., Schmid B., Strassburg B.B.N., Van Teeffelen A.J.A., Weyl O.L.F., Yasuhara M. and Leadley P.W. (2017). Observations, indicators and scenarios of biodiversity and ecosystem services change — a framework to support policy and decision-making. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 29 198–206 doi:10.1016/j.cosust.2018.04.001

Metzger J.P., Esler K., Krug C.B., Arias M., Tambosi L., Crouzeilles R., Acosta A.L., Brancalion P.H., D’Albertas F., Duarte G.T, et al. (2017). Best practice for the use of scenarios for restoration planning.Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 1 29 14-25 doi:10.1016/j.cosust.2017.10.004

Navarro L.M., Fernández N., Guerra C., Guralnick R., Kissling W.D., Londoño M.C., Muller-Karger F., Turak E., Balvanera P., Costell, M.J., Delavaud A., El Serafy G.Y., Ferrier, S., Geijzendorffer I., Geller, G.N., Jetz W., Kim E.-S., Kim H., Martin C.S., McGeoch M.A., Mwampamba T.H., Nel J.L., Nicholson E., Pettorelli N., Schaepman M.E., Skidmore A., Sousa Pinto I., Vergara S., Vihervaara P., Xu H., Yahara T., Gill M. and Pereira H.M. (2017). Monitoring biodiversity change through effective global coordination. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 29 158-169 doi:10.1016/j.cosust.2018.02.005

Payne D., Spehn E.M., Snethlage M. and Fischer M. (2017). Opportunities for research on mountain biodiversity under global change. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 29 40–47 doi:10.1016/j.cosust.2017.11.001

Shannon L. and Coll M. (2017). Assessing the changing biodiversity of exploited marine ecosystems. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 29 89–97 doi:10.1016/j.cosust.2018.01.008

Vanclay F (2017). Principles to gain a social licence to operate for green initiatives and biodiversity projects. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 29 48–56 doi:10.1016/j.cosust.2017.11.003

Yamasaki E.Altermatt F., Cavender-Bares J., Schuman M.C., Zuppinger-Dingley D.Garonna I., Schneider F.D.Guillén-Escribà C.van Moorsel S.J.Hahl T.Schmid B.Schaepman-Strub G.Schaepman M.E. and Shimizu K.K. (2017). Genomics meets remote sensing in global change studies: monitoring and predicting phenology, evolution and biodiversity Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 29 177–186 doi:10.1016/j.cosust.2018.03.005