Exploring mangrove social-ecological system dynamics in South-East Asia: linking livelihoods, vulnerability and ecosystem services in Vietnam

Working paper by Lindsay Stringer, Claire Quinn on 1 Mar 2014

Globally, human activities have led to rapid mangrove degradation. In Vietnam, as across much of coastal South-East Asia, mangroves play a vital role in the livelihoods of coastal rural communities with relatively low levels of development. However, little is known about the precise impact of human activity on the ecosystem services underpinning these livelihoods. This […]

Licensing and certification to increase skills provision and utilization amongst low carbon SMEs

Research article by Nick Jagger, Tim Foxon, Andy Gouldson on 13 Feb 2014

Green skills, that is, skills needed in a low-carbon economy, will be required in all sectors and at all levels in the workforce as emerging economic activities create new (or renewed) occupations. Structural changes will realign sectors that are likely to decline as a result of the greening of the economy and workers will need […]