Our world is showing signs of reaching critical thresholds in all of its major systems. Striking a balance between the needs and resources of today and tomorrow poses tough choices. What tools can help us decide how best to manage our systems for the long term?
Straddling the border of Poland and Belarus is a magical place, seemingly untouched for thousands of years. In the spring, wildflowers bloom under majestic oaks, and animals give birth to their young in the last remaining fragment of a primeval forest that once covered almost all of western Europe. The preservation of this particular region began centuries ago, when tsars and princes reserved the land as a private hunting ground for ...