Category: Sustainability

Case Study: The dangers of information silos

1822 Survey Plan Lower Shoalhaven Estuary

Decision-making for the Shoalhaven River had missed vital information, highlighting the danger of information silos in organisations.

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Case Study: How to overcome resistance and denial when engaging stakeholders

To achieve the successful implementation of the Sustainable Management of the Helidon Hills Project, I needed to quickly overcome stakeholder resistance and denial. How was this done?

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Knowledge brokers: connecting research and practice

Feeding back discussion boards at Climate Knowledge Brokers Workshop by Climate & Development Knowledge Network

Knowledge brokers can help ensure that research is translated into practical outcomes, and that in turn research priorities and activities are informed by practitioner experience.

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Collapse of the Easter Island ecocide theory: to what extent does opinion influence research?

Easter Island Moai by Nicolas de Camaret

The idea that Rapa Nui (Easter Island) society collapsed as a result of over-exploitation of the island’s environment has become a widely held belief. But is this view supported by evidence, or is it opinion?

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Case Study: Knowledge transfer and sharing through collaborative learning and governance

The Sustainable Management of the Helidon Hills Project is an example of how collaborative learning and governance can be used to facilitate effective knowledge sharing and transfer.

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