Ecology and Society

(The TQCC of Ecology and Society is 6. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-06-01 to 2024-06-01.)
The role of Indigenous peoples and local communities in effective and equitable conservation384
Historical Indigenous Land-Use Explains Plant Functional Trait Diversity54
A framework for co-production of knowledge in the context of Arctic research47
Nature’s contributions to people: coproducing quality of life from multifunctional landscapes40
Social learning for building community resilience to cyclones: role of indigenous and local knowledge, power, and institutions in coastal Bangladesh37
What do people value in urban green? Linking characteristics of urban green spaces to users’ perceptions of nature benefits, disturbances, and disservices37
Dehesas as high nature value farming systems: a social-ecological synthesis of drivers, pressures, state, impacts, and responses34
Indigenous peoples and salmon stewardship: a critical relationship32
The thorny path toward greening: unintended consequences, trade-offs, and constraints in green and blue infrastructure planning, implementation, and management32
A context-sensitive systems approach for understanding and enabling ecosystem service realization in cities32
Operationalizing water-energy-food nexus research for sustainable development in social-ecological systems: an interdisciplinary learning case in Central Asia27
Participatory assessment of sustainability and resilience of three specialized farming systems26
Participatory planning for local sustainability guided by the Sustainable Development Goals24
Grasping darkness: the dark ecological network as a social-ecological framework to limit the impacts of light pollution on biodiversity24
Harnessing the potential of vulnerability assessments for managing social-ecological systems22
Fostering horizontal knowledge co-production with Indigenous people by leveraging researchers' transdisciplinary intentions21
Exploring evolving spiritual values of forests in Europe and Asia: a transition hypothesis toward re-spiritualizing forests21
Payments for ecosystem services: a review of definitions, the role of spatial scales, and critique21
Measuring rural community resilience: case studies in New Zealand and Vermont, USA20
Avenues of archetype analysis: roots, achievements, and next steps in sustainability research19
Linking the social, economic, and agroecological: a resilience framework for dairy farming19
Assessment of urban resilience based on the transformation of resource-based cities: a case study of Panzhihua, China19
Not too small to benefit society: insights into perceived cultural ecosystem services of mountain lakes in the European Alps19
Conceptualizing multidimensional barriers: a framework for assessing constraints in realizing recreational benefits of urban green spaces18
Governance in social-ecological agent-based models: a review18
Meeting places and social capital supporting rural landscape stewardship: A Pan-European horizon scanning18
Climate change risks and adaptation options for Madagascar18
Situating Indigenous knowledge for resilience in fire-dependent social-ecological systems18
Management of high nature value farmland in the Republic of Ireland: 25 years evolving toward locally adapted results-orientated solutions and payments18
Barriers to scaling sustainable land and water management in Uganda: a cross-scale archetype approach18
Dynamics of pastoral traditional ecological knowledge: a global state-of-the-art review18
Technology in support of nature-based solutions requires understanding everyday experiences16
Residents' perceptions of the role and management of green spaces to provide cultural ecosystem services in Dhaka, Bangladesh16
Causes of overgrazing in Inner Mongolian grasslands: Searching for deep leverage points of intervention16
Linking landscape attributes to salmon and decision-making in the southern Kenai Lowlands, Alaska, USA16
Engaging with complexity in resilience practice15
What’s biodiversity got to do with it? Perceptions of biodiversity and restorativeness in urban parks15
Adaptive resilience of and through urban ecosystem services: a transdisciplinary approach to sustainability in Barcelona14
Convergent geographic patterns between grizzly bear population genetic structure and Indigenous language groups in coastal British Columbia, Canada14
Payments for ecosystem services within the hybrid governance model: evaluating policy alignment and complementarity on California rangelands14
Closing integrative gaps in complex environmental governance systems14
Participatory futures thinking in the African context of sustainability challenges and socio-environmental change14
Participatory monitoring and evaluation to enable social learning, adoption, and out-scaling of regenerative agriculture14
Parks in context: advancing citywide spatial quality assessments of urban green spaces using fine-scaled indicators13
The role of incentive-based instruments and social equity in conservation conflict interventions13
Semi-natural habitats in boreal Europe: a rise of a social-ecological research agenda13
Wayfinder: a new generation of resilience practice12
Climate change stressors and social-ecological factors mediating access to subsistence resources in Arctic Alaska12
Farmer networks and agrobiodiversity interventions: the unintended outcomes of intended change12
Water management, hydrological extremes, and society: modeling interactions and phenomena12
Resilience and coastal governance: knowledge and navigation between stability and transformation11
Improving attitudes and knowledge in a citizen science project about urban bat ecology11
Ecological and social outcomes of urbanization on regional farming systems: a global synthesis11
Understanding the drivers of subsistence poaching in the Great Limpopo Transfrontier Conservation Area: What matters for community wildlife conservation?11
The social dynamics of basins of attraction11
Hydrosocial rupture: causes and consequences for transboundary governance11
How Mongolian herders perceive ecological change in a “stable” landscape11
The invisible thread: women as tradition keepers and change agents in Spanish pastoral social-ecological systems10
Complex human-deer interactions challenge conventional management approaches: the need to consider power, trust, and emotion10
Combining biophysical optimization with economic preference analysis for agricultural land-use allocation10
Hunting as land use: Understanding the spatial associations among hunting, agriculture, and forestry10
The water-sensitive city meets biodiversity: habitat services of rain water management measures in highly urbanized landscapes10
Result-based payments as a tool to preserve the High Nature Value of complex silvo-pastoral systems: progress toward farm-based indicators10
Resilience-performance trade-offs in managing social-ecological systems10
The Kere of Madagascar: a qualitative exploration of community experiences and perspectives9
Nature conservation in a digitalized world: echo chambers and filter bubbles9
Lessons learned from synthetic research projects based on the Ostrom Workshop frameworks9
Migration and collective action in the commons: application of social-ecological system framework with evidence from China9
A methodological guide for applying the social-ecological system (SES) framework: a review of quantitative approaches9
Do fodder import and credit loans lead to climate resiliency in the pastoral social-ecological system of Inner Mongolia?9
Using dialogue to contextualize culture, ecosystem services, and cultural ecosystem services9
Indigenous stewardship through novel approaches to collaborative management in Hawaiʻi9
A decision support tool for assessing cumulative effects on an Arctic migratory tundra caribou population9
Spiritual values shape taxonomic diversity, vegetation composition, and conservation status in woodlands of the Northern Zagros, Iran9
Why do large-scale agricultural investments induce different socio-economic, food security, and environmental impacts? Evidence from Kenya, Madagascar, and Mozambique9
Conservation with local people: medicinal plants as cultural keystone species in the Southern Alps9
Uncovering multilayered vulnerability and resilience in rural villages in the Pacific: a case study of Ono Island, Fiji9
Beyond social-ecological traps: fostering transformations towards sustainability9
Social-ecological resilience in remote mountain communities: toward a novel framework for an interdisciplinary investigation9
Taking fishers’ knowledge and its implications to fisheries policy seriously8
Based on nature, enabled by social-ecological-technological context: deriving benefit from urban green and blue infrastructure8
Shifting beach wrack composition in the SW Baltic Sea and its effect on beach use8
The six dimensions of collective leadership that advance sustainability objectives: rethinking what it means to be an academic leader8
Environmental flows in the Rio Grande - Rio Bravo basin8
Leveraging emotion-behavior pathways to support environmental behavior change8
How do basin committees deal with water crises? Reflections for adaptive water governance from South America8
Archetypal games generate diverse models of power, conflict, and cooperation8
Assessing the learning process in transdisciplinary research through a novel analytical approach8
"People should also look after the people": relational values of wildlife and collectively titled land in Ilkisongo Maasai group ranches in Southern Kenya8
Stakeholder perceptions of wildfire management strategies as nature-based solutions in two Iberian biosphere reserves8
Secondary forests in Peru: differential provision of ecosystem services compared to other post-deforestation forest transitions8
Elucidating social-ecological perceptions of a protected area system in Interior Alaska: a fuzzy cognitive mapping approach8
Collective action in the area-wide management of an invasive plant disease8
Unintended consequences of sustainable development initiatives: risks and opportunities in seagrass social-ecological systems8
Navigating wicked water governance in the “solutionscape” of science, policy, practice, and participation8
Understanding the local biodiversity and open space strategies in two South African cities8
Reviewing the relationship between neoliberal societies and nature: implications of the industrialized dominant social paradigm for a sustainable future8
Participatory scenario planning and framing of social-ecological systems: an analysis of policy formulation processes in Rwanda and Tanzania7
Operationalizing resilience: co-creating a framework to monitor hard, natural, and nature-based shoreline features in New York State.7
A comparative case study of multistakeholder responses following oil spills in Pointe d’Esny, Mauritius, and Huntington Beach, California7
Socioeconomic impacts of resource diversification from small-scale fishery development7
Culture and parks: incorporating cultural ecosystem services into conservation in the Tibetan region of Southwest China7
Evaluating determinants of social trust in water utilities: implications for building resilient water systems7
Hidden benefits and risks of partial protection for coral reef fisheries7
Impacts of harvested species declines on Indigenous Peoples’ food sovereignty, well-being and ways of life: a case study of Anishinaabe perspectives and moose7
The role of the Yangtze River Protection Law in the emergence of adaptive water governance in China7
Using meaningful places as an indicator for sense of place in the management of social-ecological systems7
Challenges to understanding nonmaterial dimensions of human-nature connections, and how to address them7
Iterative scenarios for social-ecological systems7
Studying human-nature relations in aquatic social-ecological systems using the social-ecological action situations framework: how to move from empirical data to conceptual models7
From stories to maps: translating participatory scenario narratives into spatially explicit information7
Driving factors behind subjective resilience on organic dairy sheep farms7
Urban resilience thinking in practice: ensuring flows of benefit from green and blue infrastructure7
Bogs, birds, and berries in Belarus: the governance and management dynamics of wetland restoration in a state-centric, top-down context7
Water quality and forest restoration in the Lake Tahoe basin: impacts of future management options7
Perceived impacts of woody encroachment on ecosystem services in Hluhluwe, South Africa6
Multistakeholder platforms for natural resource governance: lessons from eight landscape-level cases6
Exploring social-ecological trade-offs in fisheries using a coupled food web and human behavior model6
Integrated and innovative scenario approaches for sustainable development planning in The Bahamas6
"Cities in the forest" and "cities of the forest": an environmental Kuznets curve (EKC) spatial approach to analyzing the urbanization-deforestation relationship in a Brazilian Amazon state6
An integrated livelihoods and well-being framework to understand northeastern Colorado ranchers' adaptive strategies6
Toward an urgent yet deliberate conservation strategy: sustaining social-ecological systems in rangelands of the Northern Great Plains, Montana6
A new framework for flood adaptation: introducing the Flood Adaptation Hierarchy6
Greenery in urban morphology: a comparative analysis of differences in urban green space accessibility for various urban structures across European cities6
Incorporating place-based values into ecological restoration6
Systematic learning in water governance: insights from five local adaptive management projects for water quality innovation6
Murky waters: divergent ways scientists, practitioners, and landowners evaluate beaver mimicry6
From fAIrplay to climate wars: making climate change scenarios more dynamic, creative, and integrative6
Tightly coupled policies and loosely coupled networks in the governing of flood risk mitigation in municipal administrations6
Human securities, sustainability, and migration in the ancient U.S. Southwest and Mexican Northwest6
Limited effectiveness of EU policies to conserve an endangered species in high nature value farmland in Romania6
Enacting shared responsibility in biosecurity governance: insights from adaptive governance6
Social learning in conservation and natural resource management: taking a sociocultural perspective6
Water rights for groundwater environments as an enabling condition for adaptive water governance6
Panarchy and management of lake ecosystems6
Shade coffee and amphibian conservation, a sustainable way forward? Understanding the perceptions and management strategies of coffee growers in Colombia6