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Interdisciplinarity

Recently I was reading about large scale rewilding in the artic tundra as a tool for climate change adaption & mitigation. Fascinating.

One little bit jumped out at me: the author was arguing that rewilding (by his definition) is an interdisciplinary field. To be successful it needs to combine ecology, sociology, history, geography, engineering and much, much more together.

Wikipedia describes "Interdisciplinarity" as: "...the combination of two or more academic disciplines into one activity... It draws knowledge from several other fields like sociology, anthropology, psychology, economics etc. It is about creating something by thinking across boundaries". [1]

It struck me how important this is for the success of the Circular Economy too.

 


[1]: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Interdisciplinarity