The following
Publications and products
have BEEN produced
as part of the
Seeds of Good
Anthropocenes project:


Wendling, L., Garcia, J., Descoteaux, D., Sowińska-Świerkosz, B., McPhearson, T., Frantzeskaki, N., et al. (2021). Editorial: Introduction to the Nature-Based Solutions journal. Nature-Based Solutions 1, 100003. doi:10.1016/j.nbsj.2021.100003

Pelling, M., Chow, W. T. L., Chu, E., Dawson, R., Dodman, D., Fraser, A., Hayward, B., Khirfan, L., McPhearson, T., Prakash, A., & Ziervogel, G. (2021). A climate resilience research renewal agenda: learning lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic for urban climate resilience. Climate and Development, 1–8.

Lin, B. B., Ossola, A., Alberti, M., Andersson, E., Bai, X., Dobbs, C., Elmqvist, T., Evans, K. L., Frantzeskaki, N., Fuller, R. A., Gaston, K. J., Haase, D., Jim, C. Y., Konijnendijk, C., Nagendra, H., Niemelä, J., McPhearson, T., Moomaw, W. R., Parnell, S., … Tan, P. Y. (2021). Integrating solutions to adapt cities for climate change. The Lancet Planetary Health, 5(7), e479–e486.

Bennett, E.M., Biggs, R., Peterson, G. & Gordon, L.J. 2021. Patchwork Earth: navigating pathways to just, thriving, and sustainable futures. One Earth 4, February 19, 2021.

Pereira, L. 2021 “Imagining Better Futures Using the Seeds Approach”. Social Innovations Journal, vol. 5,

Bennett, EM, R Biggs, GD Peterson, and LJ Gordon. 2021. Patchwork Earth: navigating pathways to just, thriving, and sustainable futures. One Earth 4(2):172-176.

McPhearson, T., C. M. Raymond, N. Gulsrud, C. Albert, N. Coles, N. Fagerholm, M. Nagatsu, A. S. Olafsson, N. Soininen, and K. Vierikko. 2021. Radical changes are needed for transformations to a good Anthropocene. npj Urban Sustainability 1(1).


Hamann, M et al. 2020. ‘Scenarios of Good Anthropocenes in southern Africa’, Futures, 118, p. 102526. doi:

Pereira, L. M., K. K. Davies, E. Belder, S. Ferrier, S. Karlsson‐Vinkhuyzen, H. Kim, J. J. Kuiper, S. Okayasu, M. G. Palomo, H. M. Pereira, G. Peterson, J. Sathyapalan, M. Schoolenberg, R. Alkemade, S. Carvalho Ribeiro, A. Greenaway, J. Hauck, N. King, T. Lazarova, F. Ravera, N. Chettri, W. W. L. Cheung, R. J. J. Hendriks, G. Kolomytsev, P. Leadley, J. Metzger, K. N. Ninan, R. Pichs, A. Popp, C. Rondinini, I. Rosa, D. Vuuren, and C. J. Lundquist. 2020. Developing multiscale and integrative nature–people scenarios using the Nature Futures Framework. People and
Nature 2(4):1172–1195.

Lam, D. P. M., A. I. Horcea-Milcu, J. Fischer, D. Peukert, and D. J. Lang. 2020. Three principles for co-designing sustainability intervention strategies: Experiences from Southern Transylvania. Ambio 49(9):1451–1465.

Lam, D. P. M., B. Martín-López, A. I. Horcea-Milcu, and D. J. Lang. 2020. A leverage points perspective on social networks to understand sustainability transformations: evidence from Southern Transylvania. Sustainability Science.

Norström, A.V., Peterson, G.D., Gordon L.J. 2020. Using local initiatives to envision sustainable and resilient food systems in the Stockholm city-region. Global Food Security, (available online)

Lam, D.P.M., B. Martín-López, A. Wiek, E.M. Bennett, N. Frantzeskaki, A.I. Horcea-Milcu, and D.J. Lang. 2020. Scaling the impact of sustainability initiatives: a typology of amplification processes. Urban Transform 2, 3.


Jiménez-Aceituno, A., Peterson, G.D., Norström, A.V., Wong, G.Y. and Downing, A.S., 2019. Local lens for SDG implementation: lessons from bottom-up approaches in Africa. Sustainability Science, (available online).

Mangnus, A. C., J. M. Vervoort, S. R. McGreevy, K. Ota, C. D. D. Rupprecht, M. Oga, and M. Kobayashi. 2019. New pathways for governing food system transformations: a pluralistic practice-based futures approach using visioning, back-casting, and serious gaming. Ecology and Society 24(4):2.

Pereira, L., Bennett, E., Biggs, R., Mangnus, A., Norstrom, A.V., Peterson, G., Raudsepp-Hearne, C., Sellberg, M. and Vervoort, J., 2019. Seeding Change by Visioning Good Anthropocenes. Solutions Journal10(3).

Guerrero Lara, L., Pereira, L. M., Ravera, F., & Jiménez-Aceituno, A. 2019. Flipping the Tortilla: Social-Ecological Innovations and Traditional Ecological Knowledge for More Sustainable Agri-Food Systems in Spain. Sustainability11(5), 1222.

Raudsepp-Hearne, C, G.D. Peterson, E.M. Bennett, R. Biggs, A.V. Norström, L. Pereira, J. Vervoort, D.M. Iwaniec, T. McPhearson, P. Olsson, T. Hichert, M. Falardeau, A. Jiménez Aceituno. 2019. Seeds of good anthropocenes: developing sustainability scenarios for Northern Europe. Sustainability Science. (available online)


Pereira, L. , Hichert, T., Hamann, M., Preiser, R. and Biggs, R. (2018). Using futures methods to create transformative spaces: visions of a good Anthropocene in southern Africa. Ecology and Society, 23(1), 19.

Falardeau, M., Raudsepp-Hearne, C. and Bennett, E.M., A novel approach for co-producing positive scenarios that explore agency: case study from the Canadian Arctic. Sustainability Science

Pereira, L., Bennett, E., Biggs, R., Peterson, G., McPhearson, T., Norström, A., Olsson, P., Preiser, R., Raudsepp-Hearne, C. and Vervoort, J., 2018. Seeds of the Future in the Present: Exploring Pathways for Navigating Towards “Good” Anthropocenes. In T. Elmqvist, X. Bai, N. Frantzeskaki, C. Griffith, D. Maddox, T. McPhearson, et al. (Eds.), Urban Planet: Knowledge towards Sustainable Cities (pp. 327-350). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.


Preiser, R., Pereira, L.M. and Biggs, R.O., 2017. Navigating alternative framings of human-environment interactions: Variations on the theme of ‘Finding Nemo’. Anthropocene, 20, pp.83-87.


Bennett, E.M., M. Solan, R. Biggs, T. MacPhearson, A. Norstrom, P. Olsson, L. Pereira, G. D. Peterson, C. Raudsepp-Hearne, F. Beirmann, S. R. Carpenter, E. Ellis, T. Hichert, V. Galaz, M. Lahsen, B. Martin-Lopez, K. A. Nicolas, R. Preisser, G. Vince, J. Vervoort, and J. Xu. 2016. Bright Spots: Seeds of a Good Anthropocene. Frontiers in Ecology and Environment14(8), pp.441-448.