“To preserve both biodiversity and cultural diversity, a wide range of different land use options, including extremes like clear-cuts, is needed and has to be integrated on regional and global scales.”
Transdisciplinary Sustainability Research and Citizen Science can learn from each other: Decades of citizen science experience in diversifying the production of scientific knowledge can inform transdisciplinary researchers. Likewise, transdisciplinarity’s consideration of quality criteria, knowledge integration and normativity can expand citizen science into new approaches.
The successful implementation of sustainable intensification in agriculture depends on location and region specific conditions. It can only be achieved through a comprehensive interdisciplinary research program, combined with a transdisciplinary approach that involves relevant stakeholders.