PUBLISHED 19 MAY 2020 | Frontiers in Marine Science
Research topic: Marine Observations and Society: Pathways to Improve Public Engagement and the Science-Policy Nexus.
Examining the Potential of Art-Science Collaborations in the Anthropocene:
A Case Study of Catching a Wave
There is a disconnect between ambition and achievement of the UN Agenda 2030 and associated Sustainable Development Goals that is especially apparent when it comes to ocean and coastal health. While scientific knowledge is critical to confront and resolve contradictions that reproduce unsustainable practices at the coast and to spark global societal change toward sustainability, it is not enough in itself to catalyze large scale behavioral change. People learn, understand and generate knowledge in different ways according to their experiences, perspectives, and culture, amongst others, which shape responses and willingness to alter behavior. Historically, there has been a strong connection between art and science, both of which share a common goal to understand and describe the world around us as well as provide avenues for communication and enquiry. GO TO FULL ARTICLE
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