The Adelaide Law School’s Dr Michelle Lim was a visitor at the Basque Centre for Climate Change (BC3), Basque Country, Spain and the Stockholm Resilience Centre, Sweden from 23-27 January 2017. Michelle was hosted by Dr Ignacio Palomo at BC3 and Professor Belinda Reyers at the Stockholm Resilience Centre. Michelle is collaborating with Professor Reyers and Dr Palomo to examine how the ‘nature’s contribution to people’ component of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) conceptual framework can facilitate integrated implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
When at the Stockholm Resilience Centre, Michelle presented the seminar: ‘Gaps, Feedbacks and Connections of the Sustainable Development Goals: A Systems Analysis’ with co-author Dr Peter Søgaard Jørgensen (Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences). Michelle and Dr Søgaard Jørgensen are collaborating with Dr Carina Wyborn (Luc Hoffman Institute, WWF, USA) on an interdisciplinary paper which combines critical analysis, conceptual mapping and keyword network analysis to identify key leverage points for effective realisation of the SDGs and sustainable development in the Anthropocene.