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Oonsie Biggs Featured in Science Careers

10.09.2010 17:39

Science Careers published an extensive article on the newly selected Branco Weiss Fellow Reinette (Oonsie) Biggs.

Growing up in the Kruger National Park in South Africa as apartheid came to an end, Oonsie Biggs was confronted with a pressing question: Could her country’s natural resources give people a chance to shake off poverty without undermining the resource base for future generations? Today, Oonsie Biggs is working on that issue, as a researcher at the Stockholm Resilience Centre in Sweden, which gathers ecologists, economists, and political scientists in an effort to figure out how to boost the resilience of the environmental systems people depend on.

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