CULTURAL ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH: THE MISSING LINK IN MULTIDISCIPLINARY APPROACHES TO SUSTAINABIITY
Grant number: FL0992397 | Funding period: 2015 - 2016
Despite widespread calls for cultural change to enable Australia to craft an environmentally sustainable future, the nation lacks systematic investment in cultural environmental research. This proposal will establish a critical mass of internationally competitive researchers in the cultural dimensions of environmental sustainability and human-environment interactions, including climate change. This will facilitate more effective multidisciplinary research across the natural science/social science divide and improve the relevance of environmental policies. Our ethnographic and related research methods will strengthen community capacity to respond to and shape the complex interactions of envir..View full description
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