Photo: Sandra Díaz
People and the fabric of life on Earth
People are inextricably interwoven with the fabric of life on Earth. All aspects of human wellbeing are interconnected with it, and these connections are increasingly farther-reaching as a result of globalization and human appropriation of the planet. I will show how ecologists and social scientists try to understand the fabric of life on Earth and how this offers options for a better future people and nature.